Chinese freighter beached by storm at Okinawa, Japan VIDEO

General cargo ship HEIWA MARU was beached by storm late Nov 30 in Unten Port area, western Okinawa coast, Japan, East China sea. The ship was approaching Unten port at the time of an accident. While pushed aground, the ship damaged fish farm cages and fishing boats.
General cargo ship HEIWA MARU, IMO 9036349, dwt 6186, built 1992, flag Togo, manager WAVERLY BAY SHIP INC, Dalian, China.



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