GOLDEN SKY (Hanei Sky -03, Sanko Sky -86), 15,786/85 - bulk carrier
IMO No 8405373
1985: Sasebo Heavy Industries Co.,Ltd.(345) Japan
15/1/2007: Owned by Grossline Shipping Ltd. (Samios Shipping Co. SA), Cyprus. Grounded 15/1/2007 about 4 miles north of Ventspils, Latvia, in position 57.28N, 21.35E, and reported to have water in the engine-room. Eighteen crew were taken off by helicopter and a further eight some days later. She was on passage from Ventspils for India with 24,500 tons of potash
Ref: Marine News Vol. 61, No. 4 April 2007
16/3/2007: Refloated 16/3/2007 after over 13,000 tons of cargo had been discharged. She has been declared a constructive total loss.
Ref: Marine News Vol. 61, No.5 May 2007