Two tankers have collided in the UK port of Southampton, causing an oil spill.
Early reports say two tankers have collided in the UK port of Southampton, causing an oil spill.
?The Valler Mosa collided with the BW Orinoco and the Navion Fennia, which were both berthed at Fawley Marine Terminal, just before 1100 GMT February 26,? reported GAC.
Associated British Ports was quoted saying no injuries resulted from the collision, but oil was spilled. No details about the extent or type of product that entered the water were provided.
Investigations are currently underway.
The 2007-built 76,580 dwt BW Orinoco is a products tanker owned and managed by the BW Shipping group of companies. The 1992-built 95,195 dwt Navion Fennia is an aframax shuttle tanker owned and operated by Teekay Corporation and its subsidiaries.