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Two Held by Police After Ship Collision off Sweden

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 13, 2021

© Hans Paetrow /

© Hans Paetrow /

Two crew members from the British Vessel Scot Carrier are being held by police on suspicion of negligence resulting in death, after the ship collided with a smaller Danish boat in the Baltic Sea the Swedish Prosecution Authority said on Monday.

The authority said a British citizen born in 1991 and a Croatian citizen born in 1965 were detained as suspects in the investigation.

One crew member of a Danish barge has been found dead and another is missing after an overnight collision with a British vessel in a busy maritime route off Sweden.

(Reporting by Johan Ahlander; Editing by Simon Johnson)

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