Collision between COLOMBO EXPRESS and MAERSK TANJONG
The COLOMBO EXPRESS collided with the MAERSK TANJONG in the Suez Canal off Port Said today morning.
As reported, at the time of accident the Maersk vessel was going to join the second convoy and the COLOMBO EXPRESS was proceeding through the convoy.
Due to the collision, the COLOMBO EXPRESS suffered a 20-metre dent to its left side and lost three containers. No injuries or pollution have been reported. The container vessels remain moored at the canal lakes until the investigations and repairs are finished.