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Authorities in the Netherlands are investigating a collision involving an MSC containership and a DFDS roll-on/roll-off cargo ship over the weekend.
The incident occurred Saturday morning off Vlissingen, Netherlands when the 270-meter MSC Madrid struck the port side of the Ro-Ro Primula Seaways as the containership sailed for Antwerp, Belgium.
Both ships were damaged in the incident but no pollution has been reported.
Drukke tijd met schadevaringen. Nu aan boord van dit containerschip na een aanvaring met een roro schip. Onderzoek zal wel even duren. Veel om uit te zoeken pic.twitter.com/v9z0soco4A
— Gebiedsagent Martin (@GAINFRA_ZW7) March 3, 2018
An AIS animation shows the moment of impact (WARNING: You’re going to want to mute this one. Seriously, you’ve been warned):
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