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Ship Sinks after Collision with Platform

August 6, 2007

According to reports, an investigation is underway after a cargo ship collided with a gas platform in the North Sea and then sank. The vessel, the Jork, struck the unmanned Viking Echo platform 40 miles north-east of Cromer, Norfolk. The 2,000-ton vessel, which had been carrying grain from Lübeck in Germany, sank yesterday. Sources said that the pipeline to the gas platform, which was not badly damaged, had been shut down. Source: Scotsman


 
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