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Sunday, 12 December 2010

Ro-Ro Jolly Amaranto IMO 7616365 sinks

Mv Jolly Amaranto [IT] IMO 7616365 10,677 t and buit in 1977 got in trouble 50 miles off the coast of Egypt during a strom on December 11th 2010. It had 21 crew on board 16 of them being Italians.

The ship had a list of 30 to 40 degrees. The ship was on transit from Genova and was bound for Alexandria with 38 containers on board contain mostly dangerous goods.

The vessel reported being disabled at 35 15 N 27 11.5 E, with heavy roll. Master requested evacuationof the vessel.

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