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Bulk carriers collide in Vancouver Harbor

Mar 19, 2019 11:47 AM

Both ships were damaged after Caravos Harmony lost power, Transport Canada says


(VANCOUVER, British Columbia) — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is investigating after two bulk carriers collided in Vancouver Harbor on Sunday, The Globe and Mail reported.

Transport Canada said M/V Caravos Harmony lost power and collided with M/V Pan Acacia early Sunday morning. Caravos Harmony, which was loaded with corn, reportedly sustained damage to its bow. Pan Acacia, waiting to load coal, was holed on the port side of its hull above the waterline.

Transport Canada said both vessels would be detained in port until repairs and other follow-up actions are completed. No injuries were reported and no pollutants were released, the agency said.

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