Tanker sank by stern in Rio de Janeiro

2020-05-06 15:05:27 Marine News

Tanker IRMA DULCE, under construction at Maua Shipyard, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sank by stern at pier, because of water ingress in engine room and aft peak. It happened at nigh May 4 or early May 5.

 Salvage under way, accident said to be not all that serious, maybe faulty valve. As of 1700 UTC May 5, the ship said to be already stabilized.

Product tanker IRMA DULCE, IMO 9548691, dwt 72900, built 2020 (under construction at Maua Shipyard, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), owner Petrobras

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