Watch: Tanker Ship And Bulk Carrier Collide Near Philippines, Suffer Severe Damage

A collision between an oil tanker and a bulk carrier has resulted in heavy damage to both vessels. The accident took place in waters off Cavite City, southwest of the Philippine capital of Manila on April 07, 2021.

Tanker Ship And Cargo Vessel Collide Near Philippines, Suffer Severe Damage
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard – Facebook

Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) is monitoring two ships that crashed into Cavite City waters.

While sailing from the Philippines to China, Thailand registered tanker ship Rich Rainbow collided with the Marshall Islands-registered bulk carrier Ivy Alliance.

Tanker Ship And Cargo Vessel Collide Near Philippines, Suffer Severe Damage
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard – Facebook

There has been no injury reported yet, but severe damage has been caused to both the ships.

Tanker Ship And Cargo Vessel Collide Near Philippines, Suffer Severe Damage
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard – Facebook

RICH RAINBOW, sailing from the Philippines to China, contains gasoline, while IVY ALLIANCE contains charcoal.

Tanker Ship And Cargo Vessel Collide Near Philippines, Suffer Severe Damage
Image Credits: Philippine Coast Guard – Facebook

No report of oil spill has been reported.

As part of the marine casualty investigation regarding this, Port State Control (PSC) is set to serve a ‘notice of detention’ to two ships.

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