20000 TEU COSCO’s Ultra Large Container Ship on sea trial, with 150 people on board, collided with general cargo ship MERCURY TRIUMPH , which was en route from Japan to China with cargo of steel, in the afternoon Mar 29 in East China sea, some 50 nm south of
Seogwipo port, southern Jeju. Cargo ship was damaged, reportedly hull breaches from fore to aft, water ingress in ballast tanks, disabled, drifting. ULCS suffered bow starboard damages, including dented hull plating, understood anchor was lost. No casualties, no injures reported.