Tanker Hits Oil Platform in Dutch North Sea
A Portuguese- flagged oil as well as chemical vessel supplanted the New Year with some brand-new damages to its bow after it hit an oil system in the Dutch market of the North Sea.
The vessel, the 5,200 dwt MT Elsa Essberger, was cruising from Antwerp to Rotterdam when it struck the unmanned as well as out-of-service system regarding 20 maritime miles southwest of Den Helder, Netherlands at around 6:20 p.m. neighborhood time on December 31.
Both the system as well as vessel received harmed in the case.
No contamination or injuries have actually been reported as an outcome of the case.
The vessel was secured near the system adhering to the accident, yet since Tuesday it was revealing tied in Rotterdam, according to AIS.
Zondagavond is de 99 meter lange olie- en chemicaliëntanker Elsa Essberger?? op de Noordzee in aanvaring gekomen fulfilled het system Q1, ZW vanTexel Schade onbekend, geen gewonden … @Kustwacht_NL stelt onderzoek in. Voor anker 25 kilometres uit de kust #dezeekust #callantsoog pic.twitter.com/N3HMt4EfW4
— De Zee Kust (@dezeekust) December 31, 2017