Freighter Grounded at Papua New Guinea’s Kimbe Port


General cargo ship Jake Vincent Tres ran aground on June 16 while entering Kimbe Port, West New Britain, Papua New Guinea.

The ship, loaded with copra, was refloated and detained for various deficiencies, which assumedly, lead to grounding. The extent of damages of the ship are being assessed.

Ship Specifications:

General cargo ship JAKE VINCENT TRES, IMO 9033268, dwt 1550, built 1991, flag Philippines.

(Source: Maritime Bulletin)

Sea News, June 20