Cypriot bulk carrier ship collides with anchored ship from Liberia near Ostend, Belgium

A Cypriot bulk carrier ship collided with a ship from Liberia in an anchorage area near the town of Ostend in Belgium, according to the news website Brussels Times, which bases its report on the Belga news agency.

According to the story there were no injuries from the crash, which happened around 14:45 local time on Thursday August 18th.

Cypriot vessel “Maritsa” struck Liberian vessel “Joy”, while “Joy was at anchor near Ostend, a Belgian coastal town on the North Sea.

According to maritime police, which is investigating the incident, “Maritsa” hit “Joy” while moving at low speed.

Both ships suffer damages and a lifeboat was damaged, but no crew member was hurt.

Source: Cyprus News Agency