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Crimson Polaris oil spill 05


NYK is a dedicated wood chip ship CRIMSON POLARIS that occurred off the coast of Hachinohe Port in Aomori Prefecture. ”) Due to the stranded and oil spill accident, on August 18, we dispatched 10 employees to perform cleaning work.


Currently, oil and cargo washed ashore on the coast are being cleaned by a cleaning company arranged by the shipowner under the guidance of the Maritime Disaster Prevention Center * 1, which is a maritime disaster prevention organization designated by the Japan Coast Guard.


[Summary of the ship]

Ship type: Wood chip dedicated ship

Overall length / width: 199.9 meters / 32.2 meters

Total tons: 39,910 tons

Crew: 21 (Chinese, Filipino)

Ship registration: Panama

Shipowner: MI-DAS LINE S.A. (Affiliated company of Toun Kisen Co., Ltd.)

Management company: Misuga Kaiun Co., Ltd.

Year of completion: 2008


* 1: "Maritime Disaster Prevention Center"

In addition to carrying out work to implement measures to prevent the occurrence and spread of maritime disasters, possession of ships, machinery and materials necessary for measures for maritime disaster prevention, training on measures for maritime disaster prevention, etc. An organization whose purpose is to contribute to the protection of human life, body and property by carrying out operations that contribute to the promotion of international cooperation on the prevention of maritime disasters.



*2;Since the Nakhodka (1997) Oil Spill, NRDA Asia has been cooperating with the Maritime Disaster Prevention Center as a specialized agency for biological damage.

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