Turkish Ro-Ro Melissa K collided with Russian tanker in Tuapse
In the port of Tuapse about 11:00 (LT) tanker collided Tomsk to the Turkish ro-ro ferry Melissa K, operating at line Samsun-Tuapse. This PortNew s Witnesses reported the incident. Saturday, 28.Apr.2012, 20:16 (GMT+3)
In the port of Tuapse about 11:00 (LT) tanker collided Tomsk to the Turkish ro-ro ferry Melissa K, operating at line Samsun-Tuapse. This PortNew s Witnesses reported the incident.
According to them, the tanker made a pile on board the ferry in the fog. There is a hole.
As the press service of "Novoship" (Manager tanker Tomsk), the incident occurred while the Tomskwith a pilot on board followed in ballast to the port of loading. After the collision, the tanker lost seaworthy, the ship's hull intact. Tomsk crew was not injured, there is no threat to the environment.
The company has already sent its representatives to Tomsk to conduct its own investigation and to facilitate the investigation of the port authorities.
According to the latest MarineTraffic.com , at 12:00 (LT) April 28, 2012, shows that Melissa K is in port, and Tomsk is on the raid.
Infographics BSNews based on marinetraffic.com
TOMSK: Type of vessel: Oil / chemical tanker. Year built: 1997. Length and width: 181 m X 32 m.Gross Tonnage: 26,218, tonnage of the vessel: 40 727 t. Speed âârecorded (Max / Average): 14 / 13.2 knots. Flag: Liberia [LR]. Call: ELTI7. IMO: 9112131, MMSI: 636010520
Its final position. Area: Black Sea. Latitude / Longitude: 44.04735 Â° / 39.07654 Â°.
Last Known Port: ISTANBUL. The information was obtained.: 0d 3h 7min ago. Draught: 6.8 m. Destination: TUAPSE
The operator SCF NOVOSHIP JSC. At 14:30 Moscow time on the roads is Tuapse.
MELISSA K: Type of ship: Ro-ro cargo. Year built: 1971. Length x Breadth: 101 m X 18 m. Gross Tonnage: 4977, DeadWeight: 3337 t. Speed âârecorded (Max / Average): 12.4 / 11.7 knots. Flag: Moldova. Call: ERNO. IMO: 7030987, MMSI: 214181415.
Its final position. Area: Black Sea. Latitude / Longitude: 44.0965 Â° / 39.05533 Â°. Last Known Port: TUAPSE. The information was obtained.: 0d 2h 53min ago. Draught: 4.2 m. Destination: SAMSUN.
The operator and owner - KALYONCU RO RO DENIZCILIK (Trabzon, Turkey). As of 14:30 Moscow time stood at the pier in Tuapse, on the ship was scheduled to follow in Samsun.