BALTIC BREEZE collides with Spanish fishing vessel
Today morning the BALTIC BREEZE - a Singapore-flagged car carrier run over the Spanish fishing vessel MAR DE MARIN. Two fishermen are unaccounted for and three people are dead.
The accident happened about 1,5 nautical miles off the coast of the Spanish port Vigo. The BALTIC BREZE immediately let down a rescue boat for searching the survivors of the fishing vessel. The Port authority dispatched its helicopter and rescued boat to the place of incident.
As reported, the car-carrier was not carrying the cargo and had to be loaded in the port of Vigo. The collision is under investigation.