Thai bulk carrier damaged, dry-docked in Ukrainian port

Bulk carrier WIKANDA NAREE was dry-docked at Chornomorsk Ship Repair Yard, Ukraine, early in the morning Jan 11, for hull plates repairs. Ship’s hull was damaged, reportedly, during maneuvering while exiting Port of Chornomorsk on Jan 10, details unknown. It was found, that the hull sustained rather serious deformation and dents in bow section.
Bulk carrier WIKANDA NAREE, IMO 9353682, dwt 53857, built 2013, flag Thailand, manager PRECIOUS Shipping.





Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.