The Coast Guard is investigating the collision between the Zhen Hua 16, carrying four new cranes, and the dredge Cherokee, in the Port of Wilmington.
The incident occurred at about 5:15 p.m. Saturday as the Zhen Hua 16, a 788-ft. heavy lift vessel, was making final preparations to moor at the Port of Wilmington.
As it passed the dredge Cherokee, the crane arms
and the dredge collided; the cranes and dredge both sustained some damage.
There were no reports of pollution or injuries.