Incident Photos: Tanker and Containership in Head-On Collision Off Jebel Ali

Damage to the Alexander 1 following the February 11, 2015 collision. Photo courtesy MAIB
Damage to the Alexander 1 following the February 11, 2015 collision. Photo courtesy MAIB

The UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch has released some new photos showing the damage to the containership MV Ever Smart and oil tanker Alexandra 1 after the ships collided head-on off Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates last month.

Damage to the MV Ever Smart following the collision. Photo courtesy MAIB
Damage to the MV Ever Smart following the collision. Photo courtesy MAIB

The collision, which occurred February 11th, is under investigation by the MAIB as the MV Ever Smart is registered in the UK. The oil tanker, registered in the Marshall Islands, clearly suffered the most damage.

Below is another photo sent into gCaptain shortly after the incident last month.

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