Vessel Details - THUNDER - Currently Listed

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Overview

Unconfirmed information that the vessel was in Penang Harbour in Malaysia with new name "Thunder" in the end of August 2012. The vessel was in Singapore docks October 2012 with new name Wuhan N4 and call sign JYAY9. April 18th 2013 the vessel was spotted by Australia near Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean. The vessel was boarded by Indonesian authorities assisted by officers from the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and refused access in April 2013. An Interpol Purple Notice was issued for this vessel 5 December 2013. Detained in Malaysia under new name MING 5 April 2014.The vessel was documented fishing illegally in the CCAMLR area December 2014 by NGO Sea Shepherd. From December 2014 the vessel was tracked by Sea Shepherd, remaining in the Southern Ocean for some months before heading up the west coast of Africa, but remaining outside Exclusive Economic Zones. On the 18 March 2015 the vessel was deregistered by Nigeria. Thunder sank on 5 April 2015 - it is believed that the captain deliberately scuttled the vessel. Information indicates that the vessel was insured by the Spanish firm Mutua MarĂ­tima de Seguros - MURIMAR.
THUNDER
Thunder
6905408
Fishing Vessel
5NTV
1175.000
660
61.750
7.010
196903
Hatlo Verksted As, Norway
Royal Marine and Spares Nigeria Ltd
Rptd Sold Undisclosed Interest
Total Loss
2015-04-06

Commercial History

Name History

From To Name
THUNDER
2014-04-29 MING 5
2012 2014-04-29 THUNDER
2012-07 2012-08 WUHAN NO. 4
2012-08 2012-10 KUKO
2003-04 2012-07 TYPHOON, TYPHOON 1
1998-11-01 2003-04 RUBIN
1986 1998-11-01 ARCTIC RANGER
1986 VESTURVON

Flag History

From To Flag
2013-04 2015-03-18 Nigeria
2012-07 2012-10 Mongolia
2010-04 2012-07 Jordan
2011 2012 Mongolia
2004-01 2010-04-15 Togo
2003-05 2004-01 Belize
2002-01 2003-05 Seychelles
1998-01 2002-01 St. Vincent and the Grenadines
1986-01 1996-03 United Kingdom
1986-01 Faroe Islands

Owner History

From To Owner
2013 Royal Marine and Spares Nigeria Ltd
World Maritime Navigation SA
2012-10-99 Rptd Sold Undisclosed Interest
2006-01 2012-10-99 ESTELLARES SA
2003-04-30 2006-10-15 Vistasur Holding Inc
2002 2004-03 Southern Shipping Ltd
1980-99-99 2003-04-30 Lionman Ltd
2002 Felicite Shipping Corp. (Seychelles)

Operator History

From To Operator
2012-10-99 Rptd Sold Undisclosed Interest
2003-04-01 2012-10-99 Vistasur Holding Inc
2003-04-01 Boyd Line Management Services Ltd

IRCS History

From To IRCS
2013 5NTV
2011 2013 JVAY9, JVHL4
2004-03-30 2011 5VTN6
2003-06-16 2004-03-30 V3BK3
1998-11-01 2003-06-16 J8VL5
1998-11-01 GHMA

National Reg No

From To Reg.No

RFMO History

RFMO Status Date listed Reason Delisted Delisted Reason
INTERPOL Purple Notice 2013-12-05 Illegal fishing
SEAFO Delisted 2007-10-31 2015-12 Vessel confirmed sunk
CCAMLR Delisted 2006-11-03 2015-10 Vessel confirmed sunk