Container ship and cargo ship collided in Great Belt, fire, lost containers Photos

Container ship DELPHIS GDANSK collided with general cargo ship BBC NEPTUNE shortly after 0400 UTC Mar 27 in Great Belt west of Kalundborg, Denmark, while proceeding in opposite directions. Both ship were damaged, one suffered fire. Container ship DELPHIS GDANSK lost some containers. As of 0700 UTC both ships were laying dead in the water near collision site, surrounded by tugs and SAR boats. On a photo BBC NEPTUNE, which is en route from Russia to Sweden. DELPHIS GDANSK is en route from Netherlands to Russia.
Container ship DELPHIS GDANSK, IMO 9780653, dwt 24700, capacity 2155 TEU, built 2017, flag HK, manager DELPHIS NV, Netherlands.
General cargo ship BBC NEPTUNE, IMO 9537264, dwt 37506, built 2010, flag BRIESE SCHIFFAHRT.
More photos published by Ministry of Defense, Denmark.



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