Windoc Incident – Story Behind YouTube’s Most Chilling Video
In August 2001 the Bulk Carrier Windoc was lined up on the Welland Canal’s Bridge 11 in Ontario Canada. After receiving the flashing amber approach light indicating that the bridge...
The U.S. Coast Guard reports there was a collision today in the Houston Ship Channel between lights 39 and 40 involving the Hamburg Süd-owned containership Monte Alegre and the chemical tanker Chembulk Houston.
AIS data from MarineTraffic show the incident occurred at approximately 1:37PM local time. The Chembulk Houston was sailing on course 340 at 9 knots and the Monte Alegre was on course 332 at 9.3 knots just before the collision.
There was no pollution or injuries as a result of the incident and that both vessels are heading into the port for further inspection.
The Houston Ship Channel has since reopened.
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