Left Menu
Development News Edition

Greek navy minesweeper, Portuguese cargo ship collide

A Greek navy minesweeper and a Portuguese-flagged cargo ship collided Tuesday outside the country's main port of Piraeus, leaving two navy crew slightly injured and prompting the evacuation of the military vessel. It was not immediately clear why the minesweeper and the cargo ship, the Maersk Launceston container vessel, collided.

PTI | Athens | Updated: 27-10-2020 14:38 IST | Created: 27-10-2020 14:37 IST
Greek navy minesweeper, Portuguese cargo ship collide
Representative Image Image Credit: ANI

A Greek navy minesweeper and a Portuguese-flagged cargo ship collided Tuesday outside the country's main port of Piraeus, leaving two navy crew slightly injured and prompting the evacuation of the military vessel. It was not immediately clear why the minesweeper and the cargo ship, the Maersk Launceston container vessel, collided. The coast guard said all 27 navy crew members were rescued from the minesweeper, which sustained damage.

The two injured crew members were transported to a hospital, while the rest were transferred to another navy vessel, the coast guard said. No further information was immediately available.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

Turbulence surrounding tobacco control in Ghana

... ...

Smart healthcare: IoT redefining the way healthcare is delivered

As the world is embracing the new wave of digitalization triggered by the pandemic and the arrival of 5G, the adoption of IoT devices will further boom. With adoption set to soar, IoT security issues and other challenges cant be ignored any...

Refugee compassion and response: Ideas to mitigate disasters now and in their future

Their homeland becomes a forbidden territory for them and more likely than not, their journey to foreign soil is no less traumatizing, not to say deadly. It is crucial to help refugees live a life of dignity and purpose....

Inadequate water infrastructure causes a tidal wave of coronavirus in rural Alaska

... ...

Videos

Latest News

Soccer-Maradona - the greatest street footballer

Diego Maradonas famous second goal against England in the 1986 World Cup began with the tightest of turns by the Argentine and the deftest of touches to begin his incredible, unstoppable, dribble goalwards.It was the kind of technique and i...

Soccer-Real leave Inter close to exit after Vidal sees red

Real Madrid claimed a first-ever win at San Siro on Wednesday, beating Inter 2-0 in the Champions League after the Serie A side had midfielder Arturo Vidal sent off for dissent in the first half.Eden Hazard converted a seventh-minute penalt...

Soccer-Bayern reach knockout stage with 3-1 win over Salzburg

Holders Bayern Munich failed to hit top form but did enough for a 3-1 win over visitors Salzburg on Wednesday to book their spot in the Champions League knockout stage with two games to spare. The German champions stretched their record run...

U.N. mulls U.S. proposal to streamline, lengthen North Korea aid exemptions

A United Nations Security Council sanctions committee is considering a U.S. proposal to streamline and lengthen exemptions from U.N. sanctions on North Korea for humanitarian aid groups working in the isolated Asian state.The updates to an ...

Give Feedback