546 - 10/07 - Recent Iron Ore Incidents - India
· MV Chang Li Men - sailed Mangalore 5/9/07: Developed list of almost 16 degrees and had to be beached off Tannir Bhavi beach near Mangalore.
· MV Discovery II - sailed Haldia 18/9/2007: Developed list and called Vizag where the cargo, which had overwhelmingly liquefied, was taken off the vessel.
· MV Vien Dong 2 - sailed Haldia on 26/9/2007: Cargo shifted at sea causing vessel to list 20 degrees to starboard. She was beached off Car - Nicobar Islands.
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