A bulk carrier recently acquired from Costamare has been involved in a collision off Indonesia.

The 57,300-dwt Honwin (built 2009) and the barge Bina Marine 59 came together near Batam on 11 June, according to reports sourced from the Indonesian Directorate General of Sea Transportation.

The barge is reported to be safe, although it was said to be semi-submerged at one time, and the crew of eight have been evacuated.

No pollution or injuries were reported.

The Honwin has continued on its voyage. Its next port of call is Bahodopi in Indonesia, according to AIS data.

The Honwin was sold by Costamare last month under its previous name, Thunder, to Chinese interests for about $18.3m.

The name of the new owner was not disclosed at the time, but it is understood the vessel was only recently was delivered to the owner in Singapore.

The Honwin is listed as controlled by Hong Kong-based Honwin Shipping Co.

It is classed with Japan’s ClassNK and sails under the Liberian flag. Protection and indemnity cover is placed with the West of England P&I Club.