A collision incident between two tankers and a container ship took place in Kaohsiung port on Saturday, October 3 morning. Namely, a chemical tanker collided with a smaller tanker, which then accidentally hit a container ship at the port.
The 6,500 dwt chemical tanker 'Der Yun' collided with the tanker Kin Shing as it was moving to another berth. For its part, during the collision 'Kin Shing' was departing the port and tried to avoid impact with the tanker.
However, in doing so 'Kin Shing' accidentally hit the container ship 'Setsu Maru', which at the time was berthed at the port.
Both tankers sustained damages, with 'Der Yun' reporting damages on its portside and 'Kin Shing' at its bow. 'Setsu Maru' had minor damages and was able to continue its voyage.
According to reports, there was no oil spill from the collision and no injuries.