A tanker and a bulk carrier collided in Manila Bay, Philippines on Wednesday causing significant damage to both vessels.
The accident occurred at approximately 9:14 p.m. local time and involved the Panama-flagged tanker Rich Rainbow and the Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Ivy Alliance.
The manager of the Rich Rainbow, Fuyo Kaiun, confirmed the incident in an emailed statement.
“The incident caused no injuries or pollution. The Rich Rainbow sustained hull damage above the water line and remains in a stable condition. A full assessment will be carried out by Class and the manager is working closely with the Philippine Coast Guard,” the statement said.
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