The ship which collided with moored German container ship TRF KAYA on Dong Nai river was identified – it’s container ship OM IRIDIUM, also owned by a German company.

No news on OM IRIDIUM damages, though there should be some, even if slight. OM IRIDIUM was leaving Ho Chi Minh, but after collision she was taken back to port, and as of 0700 UTC Nov 3, was still in port.

Container ship OM IRIDIUM, IMO 9337030, dwt 27209, capacity 2015 TEU, built 2008, flag Liberia, manager Reederei O. Marten GmbH & Co. KG, Germany.

Previous news:
German container ship hit by another ship, damaged, cargo loss.

Container ship TRF KAYA moored at buoys in front of Cat Lai Container Terminal Dong Nai river, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, at around 0500 LT Nov 2 was struck by passing container ship, which isn’t yet identified. TRF KAYA sustained portside aft damages, several container were crushed, one 40-foot reefer container with frozen fish fell overboard. Locals said to attempt to loot the goods which fell from crushed containers into river….


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Two german container ships collided in Ho Chi Minh

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