One of the biggest maritime accidents of recent periods took place in Japan. A ship ran aground off the Hachinohe Harbor in Aomori province. 39 thousand 910 tons While attempts to rescue the Crimson Polaris failed, the cargo ship was destroyed due to a crack in its hull. split in two. After the rear of the ship drifted for a while, it reached the bottom of the sea.
In the statements made about the ship, which was divided into two modules after it ran aground, it was reported that there were 21 Chinese and Filipino crew. In the rescue operation launched, this all crew rescued. Announcing that the ship, operated by a Japan-based company, escaped from the seafloor before splitting in two, officials said that the reason for the split in two. crack in body, they said.
Fuel leaking from the ship spread over an area of 5 kilometers in diameter
In the statements made by the Japanese authorities, Crimson Polaris
It was stated that the ship started leaking fuel after splitting into two. According to the investigations, the leaked fuel 5 kilometer diameter spread over an area. Experts are now working to clean up this environmental disaster.
Although the accident survived without harming anyone, the Japanese authorities continue to be cautious. your ship in order not to cause a second accident declaring that all kinds of measures have been taken, the authorities also continued their efforts to remove the ship’s modules from the sea. they continue. . .
Images of the ship split in two