Oil pier collapsed after being hit by berthing tanker

Product tanker loaded with some 3500 tons of fuel oil went out of control while berthing at oil pier in Indonesian port, in the afternoon Apr 19. Pier pylons were destroyed, pier collapsed, but pipeline wasn’t ruptured, and there was no oil leak. Tanker was taken to anchorage off port. No information on tanker damages.

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