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Japan ship collision

Japan ship collision

There has been a collision on a massive scale in Tokyo Bay with a Greek freighter Crashing into a Singaporean cargo ship.

The Greek Alpha Action slammed into the Wan-Hai 307 as the Asian vessel was leaving Yokohama, on its way to Hong Kong.

There are no reports of injuries on either vessel and the accident caused only a minor oil leak.

The Japanese Coast Guard was hampered by falling containers during their efforts to rescue crew members.

The country’s Maritime Safety Agency, MAIA, is investigating the collision.

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