Aframax tanker and container ship crashed in the Malacca Strait

Container Vessel And Aframax Tanker Collided In The Malacca Strait

September 28, 2022

Nearly halfway between Malacca City and Singapore, in the Malacca Strait, the Aframax tanker ZEPHYR I collided with the container ship GSL GRANIA at around 0430 LT (UTC +8) on September 27.

It is believed that both vessels, tanker and container ship, were loaded and sailing in the same easterly direction. Both ships received significant damage as a result of the tanker striking the container ship's stern.

Both ships were anchored as a result of the collision and were still anchored as of 2250 LT.

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Container ship and Aframax tanker collided in Malacca Strait
Container ship and Aframax tanker collided in Malacca Strait
Container ship and Aframax tanker collided in Malacca Strait

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