NORDIC container ship collided with fishing vessel, Poland
Container ship NORDIC ITALIA struck Polish fishing boat DZI 18 early in the morning Sep 30 30 nm NE of Swinoujscie, Poland, while en route from Szczecin to Helsinki. Container ship dragged fishing boat in her bow for about an hour, until finally, ship’s watch spotted the boat and responded. 3 crew of DZI 18 were injured and hospitalized, boat was severely damaged, but remained afloat. NORDIC ITALIA interrupted voyage and returned to Swinoujscie, where she was anchored. Was in the same position as of 1300 UTC Oct 1.
Fishing vessel DZI 18, MMSI 261016610, length 12 meters, flag Poland.
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