Avance Gas Holding Ltd announced earlier today that VLGC Passat was involved in a minor collision with the anchored vessel New Confidence at outer anchorage in the area of Pyontaek, South Korea today 31 January 2018 at 12:55 local time (UTC+9).

Avance Gas’ VLGC Passat collides with anchored tanker in South Korea
Caption: VLGC Passat - Image courtesy of EXMAR

"Passat" reported damage to the hull. There are no injuries to crew or officers on either ships. No spill or pollution to sea or air is reported.

The port authorities have been informed and the coast guard is on board. With their assistance, the Master and crew are taking all necessary measures to control the damage.

Caption: Crude Oil Tanker New Confidence - Image courtesy of Buggi Porschien

Source: Avance Gas