Fish carrier aground, southeast Kyushu

Fish carrier KAIYO MARU NO.58 ran aground on a rocky coast near Nichinan, Miyazaki Prefecture, Kyushu island, Japan, early in the morning Sep 23, sailing in southern direction en route from Uwajima. No leak reported, salvage already commenced.
Fish carrier KAIYO MARU NO.58, IMO 9064815, dwt 450, built 1992, flag Japan.



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