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Coaster sank after collision with Dutch tanker, Taiwan

Crude oil tanker LIA collided with general cargo ship DA FA NO.1 at around 0000 LT (UTC +8) Apr 26, 15 nm SE of Taitung port, southeast Taiwan coast.

DA FA NO.1 in full load, was breached and sank, the crew went into a life raft and were rescued by Taiwanese CG patrol boat, all are safe.

LIA is en route from Singapore to Onsan Korea, DA FA NO.1 was en route from Taitung to Orchid Island, SE of Taitung, meaning that the coaster was crossing LIA course.

LIA stopped after collision, and remained dead in the water for several hours, until completion of an investigation and other formalities. She was allowed to resumed her voyage, at 1230 LT was sailing full speed to the port of destination, understood she suffered slight damages or no damages at all.

The vessel departed from SHUAIBA, KW on 2022-04-05 15:43 LT (UTC +3) and is currently sailing at 13.6 knots with Northeast direction heading to ONSAN, KR with a reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-04-28 16:00 LT (UTC +3) local time (in 2 days )

Crude Oil Tanker LIA is currently located at SCHINA – South China at position 22° 52′ 46.5″ N, 121° 26′ 18.2″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-04-25 22:25 UTC (14 hours, 21 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from South direction at force 5 Beaufort.
LIA (IMO: 9417751) is a Crude Oil Tanker that was built in 2008 (14 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Liberia.
Its carrying capacity is 73723 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 12.1 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 228.6 meters and her width is 32.6 meters.

As Container Ship DA FA is currently located at ECI – Bengal Bay at position 22° 25′ 42.4″ N, 091° 43′ 45.9″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-12-17 06:07 UTC (4 months, 10 days ago)

The vessel is currently at port CHITTAGONG BREAKYARD, BD after a voyage of 1 month originating from port KAOHSIUNG, TW

DA FA (IMO: 9005601) is a Container Ship that was built in 1991 (31 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Mongolia.
Its carrying capacity is 213 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 5 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 113.39 meters and her width is 18 meters.

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Sources: Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko + Marine Traffic

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