Ocean Infinity to assist in search for wreck of lost ore carrier

Image: MarineTraffic.com/Yeong Ryong Kim
Image: MarineTraffic.com/Yeong Ryong Kim – Stellar Daisy in 2013

Ocean Infinity will be working with the Government of South Korea in the search for the wreckage of the very large ore carrier (VLOC) Stellar Daisy, which was lost on March 31, 2017.

The vessel was lost in the South Atlantic Ocean approximately 2,500 nautical miles due east of Uruguay with 24 people on board whilst transporting iron ore from Brazil to China.

Ocean Infinity is expected to commence the search for Stellar Daisy in January 2019. The company will deploy a fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and 3D imaging survey equipment.

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