Bulk carrier arrested off Chittagong
The 'Kiran Asya' was arrested at the outer anchorage of Chittagong on Aug 24, 2022, as per the local High Court orders of Aug 23. The vessel had arrived on Aug 16, laden with imported limestone for the Bangladesh cement industry.
Repairs in Tuzla completed
On Feb 24 the 'Kiran Asya' has shifted from the shipyard in Tuzla to the port's anchorage and carried out sea trials and final performance tests under satisfaction of class surveyors together with the owner's superintendent. Upon completion of formalities,a new set of trading certificates was to be issued by the attending classification society and the flag state authority. The ship was moored in pos. 40° 49.03' N 029° 13.96' E as of Feb 25.
Repair work underway
Detailed damage surveys were carried out by appointed class surveyors and H&M experts aboard the "Kiran Asya" at the Tuzla shipyard upon berthing. Steel renewal, electric system replacement locations have been marked by attended surveyors. Permanent repair works were commenced by shore based technical teams and by shipyard duty engineers with class surveyor further recommendations. Subsequently, a new set of spare parts will be provided by the manufacturers for further renewals. The vessel remained stationary in Tuzla on Oct 14.Upload News