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Very Large Ore Carrier ‘Stellar Daisy’ Sinks in South Atlantic [Copy link] 中文

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The very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Daisy Length:   322 m x 58 m owned and operated by South Korea’s Polaris Shipping based in Busan was sailing from Brazil to China carrying iron ore when it sent a distress signal to the ship operator on Friday.

During a March 2017 voyage, while she was carrying  (iron ore) across the South Atlantic Ocean from the Ilha Guaiba terminal  near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to China, the crew reported the ship was taking on water and listing heavily. Radio contact with the ship, last reported to be 1,500 miles  from shore, was lost. Two crewmembers were rescued from life rafts, but 22 others remain unaccounted for...


Length:

321.95 m (1,056 ft 3 in)
Beam:58 m (190 ft 3 in)
Draught:20.326 m (66 ft 8.2 in)
Depth:29.5 m (96 ft 9 in)
Installed power:9-cylinder diesel engine, 21,928 kW




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