Two bulkers at Jinling Shipyard blown away by storm

Two bulkers at Jinling Shipyard blown away by storm

Shanghai: Two 81,600 dwt bulk carriers under construction at CSC Jingling Shipyard were blown away by a storm which hit the region on the night of April 28.

The two vessels hit several vessels and a floating dock during drifting. Zhenjiang Maritime Safety Department sent out five tugboats and managed to control the ships within an hour. There was no casualty from the incident.

Currently the two ships have been towed back to the shipyard for repair.

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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