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Tuesday, April 17, 2001

Car Carrier Ocean Tango runs aground off Busan

18 April 2016

Car Carrier Ocean Tango runs aground off Busan
Image: MarineTraffic.com

A South Korean car carrier ran aground in stormy conditions on Sunday off Busan.

The south of the country was battered with dire weather and the small 2,736 dwt  Ocean Tango ran into trouble around the Yeong-gu area of the city.

Car Carrier runs aground off Busan

Bunker fuel has leaked with local reports suggesting fuel tanks have ruptured. The 30-year old ship is owned by local company, Duwon Shipping and was carrying around 100 tons of fuel when the accident happened.

Local authorities have attempted to contain the spill although the cleanup has been hampered by the weather conditions.

Source: splash247.com

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