A foreign bulk freighter ship with leaned to the Russian timber freighter in the port of Shanghai. According to the State Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre, evening of March 12 the ship Blue Whale (flag of the Marshall Islands, the shipowner Elmira Shipping And Trading SA) came over on the ship "Mikhail Lukonin" (flag of Russia, the shipowner, LLC "MV-Line", home port Kholmsk crew of 17 people, the citizens of Russia, draft 5.85 m), loaded with a round timber in the amount of 4.2 thousand cubic meters.
Russian ship was anchored on the roads of the port of Shanghai. The incident occurred in the weather conditions of wind speed of 12-16 m/s and wave height of 2.5 meters as a result, "Michael Lukonin" was damaged: undermined deck size of the break tank deck 600 x 800 mm, frustrated with ladder mounts on the tank, torn bulwarks from the left side in the area of frames No.64-82. Vessel underway, seaworthiness not violated restrictions no production activity. No affected or environmental pollution.