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Photographer:lappino [View profile]Title:SEWOLAdded:Aug 15, 2018
Captured:August 15, 2018IMO:9105205Hits:3,656
Location:Mokpo, Mogpo, Korea (South)
Photo Category: Casualties
Description:
I've checked if the security in the local building with the best view of this casualty was still tight as before... It wasn't, and this view is the result.
Vessel Identification
Name:Sewol
IMO:9105205
Flag:South Korea
MMSI:440000400
Former name(s):
- Ferry Naminoue (Until 2012 Oct)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Ro-ro/passenger Ship
Gross tonnage:6,586 tons
Summer DWT:3,981 tons

Additional Information
Build year:1994
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Photo Comments (8)

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Pier Master on Nov 16, 2018 14:28 (1 year ago)
Thanks Bob, all in all a right mess then!
Bob Scott on Nov 16, 2018 11:57 (1 year ago)
Stability impaired by modifications. Cargo overload. Cargo not secured properly. Wrongly ballasted in ballast tanks that were not properly maintained. Capsized.
davidships on Nov 16, 2018 11:53 (1 year ago)
There are threads in the Forum, but these might be easier:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MV_Sewol
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sinking_of_MV_Sewol

Pier Master on Nov 16, 2018 11:14 (1 year ago)
Why did the Sewol sink?
davidships on Aug 15, 2018 19:11 (1 year ago)
Thanks for your persistence, Lappino, in chronicling this sad story.
lappino on Aug 15, 2018 15:43 (1 year ago)
Thanks for your comments. The story of the "Sewol" has indeed dragged on for too long; while the original plan was to scrap her at this location after the end of the enquiry, new plans actually intend to preserve what is left of her as a monument. But her case is still not considered closed, so there is still some forensic work going on inside of her structure...
seaway7228 on Aug 15, 2018 13:48 (1 year ago)
Looks like a sensitive scrapping process with family sensitivities in mind and possibly a part section as a shrine to those who hadnt a chance of escaping. Just my opinion.
Brett Bachmann on Aug 15, 2018 10:07 (1 year ago)
Hi Vlad, what are they going to do with her ? Seems to be taking some time...
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