Fish factory under construction capsized, sank at shipyard, Russia VIDEO

Freezer trawler (fish factory) SKORPION on Mar 30 capsized and sank alongside pier at Pella Shipyard, S-Petersburg, Neva river, Russia. The ship rested on bottom starboard side, two workers were trapped inside and died, their bodies later recovered. The ship was under construction, accident occurred during ballast system tests, according to local reports. SKORPION was to be received by owner sometime in the middle 2021.
Freezer trawler (fish factory) SKORPION, IMO 9847839, GT 2380, built 2021, flag Russia.

Author

//

My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.