Watch: Tanker Crashes Into Cargo Ship
Footage has emerged of an oil tanker, the Kinshing, colliding with a berthed cargo ship, the Setsu Maru, in Kaohsiung Harbour in Taiwan.
The collision took place on November 3 while the Kinshing was leaving port. The video from Taiwanese news channel SETN shows the tanker strike the side of the Setsu Maru.
Kinshing Tanker Credit: FleetMon
Following that, it reportedly struck another berthed vessel, this time an oil tanker called Der Yun in the port’s cargo deck area before it was berthed safely.
Der Yun Credit: FleetMon
The Setsu Maru sustained minimal damage and was allowed to embark on its voyage to the Japanese island of Okinawa.
SETSU MARU Credit: FleetMon
CPC Corporation, the Taiwanese company that owns the Der Yun tanker, confirmed the collision. It also said there no casualties or oil spill as a result.