The imprint of the bulbous bow is clearly visible. Classic hourglas punched hole.
Maltese-flagged LNG tanker, ASEEM collided with the anchored Hong Kong-flagged VLCC tanker SHINYO OCEAN in the evening of March the 24th at Fujairah Anchorage, UAE.
Little is known as to the cause of the incident; the companies in charge of the two vessels remaining tight-lipped as to the details surrounding the collision.
The Aseem had arrived at Fujairah Anchorage from India in order to undergo bunkering, while the Shinyo Ocean had been anchored at Fujairah since March the 16th.
The 154,999 cbm LNG carrier, ASEEM is owned by Petronet LNG/Qatar Gas Transport JV, while the 313,400 cbm VLCC tanker, SHINYO OCEAN is owned by Navios Maritime Acquisition.
Regarding the ‘little is known as to the cause of the incident’ watch this video! Some classy manoeuvring performed by the Aseem. Bull’s eye!