Sainty Marine sued by fishing vessel owner over collision damage

Sainty Marine sued by fishing vessel owner over collision damage

Sainty Marine has announced that the private shipowner of a fishing vessel has filed a lawsuit against the company in Qingdao Maritime Court.

The court is currently reviewing the case where the fishing boat owner claimed that Sainty Marine bulker carrier Hua Jin Xin collided with his fishing vessel Lu Rong Yu 51609 on April 2 this year, and seeks compensation of RMB1.07m ($168.2k).

Sainty Marine is currently working on a rescue plan for the shipyard and dealing with dozens of the court cases. It is facing the risk of delisting if China Securities Regulatory Commission finds illegal operation activities at the company.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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