Bulk Carrier Collides With Fishing Boat in Gibraltar Strait


According to an article published in Maritime Bulletin, a bulk carrier collided with a fishing boat in Gibraltar Strait.

What happened?

The bulk carrier ‘Darya Aum’ was involved in a minor collision with a Spanish fishing boat ‘Tatiana Y Manual’ on March 10. The collision occurred north of Cape Spartel, Tangier, West of Gibraltar Strait.

Fishing boat damaged

The fishing boat sustained bow damages, but remained underway, continued fishing and later returned to the base port of Barbate, Spain.

Bulk carrier continued her voyage from Newport News USA to Suez Egypt.

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Source: Maritime-Bulletin


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