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February 23, 2012

Collision of Containership MOL Maneuver

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the MOL-operated containership MOL Maneuver collided with the containership Zhen He while under way on the open seas southeast of Hong Kong, on February 22, 2012, at around 17:45 p.m., Japan time.

None of the crew was injured and no oil leak has been observed. The MOL Maneuver is capable of sailing under its own power. Meanwhile, we are investigating the situation on the other ship, but have not identified any injured persons or oil leakage.

The MOL Maneuver serves on the Europe/Far East Asia route, and was under way from Singapore to Yantian.

Outline of the MOL Maneuver

  • Gross tonnage: 78,316 tons (6,700TEU-type containership)
  • Length/Breath: 301.97m/43.40m
  • Seafarers: 23 (Indians, Filipinos and others)
  • Flag: Marshall Islands
  • Built: 2011

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