Cargo ship beached by storm at Karachi, Pakistan

Deck cargo ship HENG TONG 77 drifted aground on a beach in Karachi area, Pakistan, in the morning Jul 21, after she dragged anchor in rough weather. According to preliminary information, the ship anchored off Karachi for the purpose of crew change, she wasn’t supposed to call Karachi port. She’s en route from Singapore, port of destination unclear, maybe Istanbul Turkey.
Deck cargo ship HENG TONG 77, IMO 8662361, dwt 3600, built 2010, flag Panama, manager BIMIKS INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT, UAE (EQUASIS).



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.