Tanker and Cargo Ship Collide in North Sea
Friday, September 19, 2003
It has been reported that a 3,200 ton tanker and a 2,000 ton container ship have collided in the North Sea. The French tanker, Pointe du Castel and the Dutch container Pride of Veere collided as they crossed each other 25 miles north of Ramsgate.
According to reports, each ship had 10 crew members aboard, and the vessels suffered only minor damage.
The Thames coast guard is investigating the cause of the collision.