The collision occurred in port Singapore when departed from Ras Laffan port, large tanker ship took a course to the left and collided with Hanjin Italy container carrier. Both vessel are currently anchored at Singapore port.
The collision caused damages to the bow of the Marshall Islands-flagged tanker ship Al Gharrafa and the starboard side of the Liberia-flagged container carrier Hanjin Italy. There are no injured people in the incident.
LNG vessel Al Gharrafa and the container carrier MV Hanjin Italy collided in international waters between Singapore and Batam ports, reported Jhon Kenedy, harbormaster of Batam port.
“The incident occurred on the Malacca Strait. The sides of the two large vessels touched. Both vessels asked to be tugged to Singapore,” Jhon told The Jakarta Post on Monday.
Mr. Kenedy told that both ships had arrived in Singapore port.
There is no oil pollution or any environmental threat, stated Batam's harbormaster, John Kenedy.
Accident Video of Hanjin Italy - Al Gharrafa Collision