The ship collision of an oil tanker and a cargo ship in East China at around 3:39 am on Thursday has led to the death of at least 8 people while 6 other seafarers still remain missing.
Ship accidents at sea are horrifying events feared by everyone. When ship collision videos are caught on tape they exhibit sheer terror and panic among those who become unfortunate spectators. We bring to you 7 chilling ship accident videos caught on tape.
The radar had auto-acquired a target ahead and, with three nautical miles to go, a collision risk alarm was indicated on the screen. No audible alarm sounded, because these had been muted on the radar.
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A vessel was in ballast and it began to drag anchor in a north-westerly direction. Soon, the ship’s speed had increased to 0.9kt, dragging in the direction of another vessel.
An unfortunate collision between two vessels leads to a massive explosion as a result of cargo tank ruptured and ignition of naphtha. Nine crew members were killed and several others injured. Find out more about the accident inside the article.
A possible collision between two vessels was avoided. Lack of communication between the two vessels lead to the close call.
Two tanks of a loaded vessel were ruptured on the port side and the vessel took a list when the master was unable to manoeuvre the loaded vessel quickly enough to avoid a collision with the beacon. Read more inside the article.