Freighter, trawlers collide, leaving two fishermen dead

Jan 17, 2014

Freighter, trawlers collide, leaving two fishermen dead

In the second deadly maritime accident this week, two fisherman were killed after a pair of trawlers collided Friday morning with a cargo ship, officials said. The 499-ton freighter Shinriki Maru reported to the Japan Coast Guard a little after 8 a.m. that the ...

Freighter may have hit missing skipper's trawler

Jun 26, 2013

Freighter may have hit missing skipper's trawler

The Japan Coast Guard inspected a foreign-flagged car-carrier ship Tuesday suspected of involvement in a collision in the Pacific off Miyagi Prefecture in which a tuna boat capsized and its captain is listed as missing, officials said. The 19-ton tuna trawler Yujin Maru No. ...