Tanker and LNG tanker collided off Huelva, Spain
Inward tanker STO PIMLICO collided with outward LNG tanker BILBAO KNUTSEN just outside Huelva port, Gulf of Cadiz, Spain, at around 0430 UTC Apr 30, in port’s anchorage area. Both ships sustained damages and were anchored near collision site. STO PIMLICO sustained starboard forecastle damages, and lost her starboard anchor’ flukes and crown. BILBAO KNUTSEN suffered portside hull dents and probably gashes, cargo deck railings were also damaged – watch photos. As of 1230 UTC May 1, both ships remained anchored. STO PIMLICO arrived from Morocco, BILBAO KNUTSEN is bound, according to previous tracks, for Americas.
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