Container ship COSCO FUKUYAMA - Image: Viktor / Shipspotting
The Gao Cheng 2 bow struck the portside of the COSCO Fukuyama. The Gao Cheng 2 sustained bow damage, but was able to proceed to Zhoushan under its own power.
The COSCO Fukuyama had its hull breached resulting in water ingress.
Some containers were also damaged during the collision, but no reports of injuries or pollution released.
The COSCO Fukuyama was able to control the flooding and proceeded to a nearby anchorage. Reports state the boxship will enter a shipyard at Zhoushan for repairs.
VesselFinder Video representation of Cosco Fukuyama collision with tanker Gao Cheng 2 off Ningbo, China