Aframax tanker and container ship crashed in the Malacca Strait

September 28, 2022

Nearly halfway between Malacca City and Singapore, in the Malacca Strait, the Aframax tanker ZEPHYR I collided with the container ship GSL GRANIA at around 0430 LT (UTC +8) on September 27.

It is believed that both vessels, tanker and container ship, were loaded and sailing in the same easterly direction. Both ships received significant damage as a result of the tanker striking the container ship’s stern.

Both ships were anchored as a result of the collision and were still anchored as of 2250 LT.

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