LPG tanker and dry cargo collided in Inner Japan sea

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by Mikhail Voytenko

LPG tanker GAS BROADWAY and general cargo ship KUNIKI 28 collided at around 2140 Tokyo time Oct 9 off Kikuma coast, Imabari, Shikoku island, Japan Inner sea. Both ships were sailing in the same West direction. Both ships though damaged, remained under way and were ordered to divert to Matsuyama port, Shikoku. KUNIKI 28 was berthed at port, GAS BROADWAY was anchored at port’s anchorage. Both remained in the same position as of 1700 Tokyo time Oct 10. extent of damages unknown, but no leaks reported.