Product tanker GLARD-2 collided with Turkish fishing vessel DURSUN ALI COSKUN at 0335 UTC Jan 10 while approaching anchorage north of Kilyos, Istanbul, Black sea, en route from Rostov Russia to Izmir Turkey. Fishing vessel sank, of 6 crew 3 were rescued, 3 went missing, SAR under way.

Product tanker GLARD-2, IMO 9687980, dwt 6407, built 2013, flag Russia, manager SAMARATRANSSHIPPING LLC.

Korean fishing vessel sank after collision with Russian reefer, Japan sea

Russian reefer SUBARU collided with Korean 28-ton fishing vessel SE of Pohang, South Korea, Japan sea, at around 0615 UTC Dec 31, fishing vessel sank. Reefer didn’t sail away, responding to accidents and taking part in SAR. All 12 crew of Korean fishing vessel were rescued, by reefer according to Russian sources, by Korean fishing vessel which was nearby, by Korean sources. Reefer was en route from Busan, understood to Pohang, she reached Pohang several hours later and anchored in Pohang inner anchorage.

Reefer SUBARU, IMO 8810310, dwt 1354, built 1988, flag Russia, manager NBSF JSC.