Minor collision off Gibraltar Strait

Bulk carrier DARYA AUM collided with Spanish fishing boat TATIANA Y MANUEL early in the morning Mar 10 some 12 nm N of Cape Spartel, Tangier, W of Gibraltar Strait. Understood fishing boat struck bulk carrier and sustained bow damages, but remained under way, continued fishing and later returned to base port of Barbate, Spain. Bulk carrier continued her voyage from Newport News USA to Suez Egypt.
Bulk carrier DARYA AUM, IMO 9768605, dwt 82000, built 2018, flag HK, manager DRY BULK SERVICES LTD, HK.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.