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Windfarm installation vessel suffers water ingress incident off Jiangsu

The 2019-built windfarm installation vessel Zhen Jiang has suffered a water ingress incident off Jiangsu and the operations of the ship have been suspended.

The incident happened when the vessel was doing installation works at an offshore wind farm at Rudong, Jiangsu.

According to the vessel’s operator, Zhenjiang New Energy, the cause of the incident is under investigation by the maritime safety authorities and there were no causalities.

The vessel, owned by CSIC Leasing, was built by Wuhan Marine Machinery Plant and it just started operations in March this year. 

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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