Two container vessels suffer severe damage after collision in Vietnam
Two container vessels collided on the Long Tau river in southern Vietnam on 11 February. The two ships and many containers were severely damaged.
The 2,038 TEU Wan Hai 288 and the 920 TEU Resurgence are the two involved vessels. A number of boxes from the first ship were destroyed as the port bow of the vessel was hit by Resurgence, whose bow was crunched in the incident.
According to reports, Wan Hai 288 suffered a grounding incident after the collision and was towed to a nearby repair yard, while Resurgence went to a container terminal at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for inspection operations.
The Singapore vessel, Wan Hai 288, was sailing towards a port in Ho Chi Minh City when it collided with the Bahamian vessel Resurgence, which was going in the opposite direction, according to a report by the Vietnamese newspaper VnExpress.
Wan Hai 288