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Naval News – Japanese Navy Submarine hit bulker while surfacing – 08.02.2021

The crew of the Japanese Navy Soryu Class Diesel-electric submarine SS 501 SORYU suffered minor injuries, while the submarine suffered damage to her mast, after they surfaced underneath a Hong Kong homeported 229 metres long bulker OCEAN ARTEMIS. The submarine was in the process of surfacing about 27 nautical miles south of Cape Ashizuri on Japan’s …

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Casualties – GULF LIVESTOCK 1 sank off Japan – 02.09.2020

The 2002 built livestock carrier GULF LIVESTOCK I sank 100 nautical miles west of Amami Ōshima Island in southwest Japan on 2nd September 2020 due to Typhoon Maysak while she was on a passage from Napier, New Zealand to Jintang, China She was built in Germany by the Hegemann Roland shipyard in Berne as the container ship MAERSK WATERFORD with …

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