Container ship and brand new cargo ship collided in Japanese waters

Panamax container ship collided with brand new general cargo ship early in the morning Aug 8 in Japanese waters, while approaching port of destination. Cargo ship was sailing in the same direction. Cargo ship reached port and was berthed after collision, while container ship was brought to anchor near collision site. As of 2330 Tokyo time, was still at anchor. No information on damages. It was said only, that there were no injures.

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