An Oil Tanker Collided With A Bulk Carrier In Gibraltar

- Jan 26, 2018-

It is reported that local time at 22:40 on January 23 about the refined oil tanker "MERIDIAN EXPRESS" round of bulk carriers and "SOUTHERN LIGHT" round collision in the Alcudia West coast of Gibraltar.glenflange


It was reported that both vessels were damaged and detained for investigation after the "MERIDIAN EXPRESS" round of the product tankers collided with the bulk carrier "SOUTHERN LIGHT". Sources said the departure of MERIDIAN EXPRESS from Lagos, arriving on the Gulf of Algeciras on January 23, may have hit the bulk carrier on the move. At the time of the incident, the "Southern LIGHT" was heading for Alexandria. glenflange


It is understood that "MERIDIAN EXPRESS" round 46589 dwt product oil tanker, built in 2013, registered Panama. The SOUTHERN LIGHT was a 63,296 DWT bulk carrier built in 2015 and chartered in Norway and operated by LIGHTHOUSE NAVIGATION.