Ships & Ports obtains exclusive pictures of MT Tank and MT Elixir ships collision in Warri

At least nine persons are still missing or dead when a Nigeria-owned self-propelled barge collided with a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker off Warri, Delta State on Monday last week.

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) said it has rescued three and recovered a body from the scene of the collision.

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Ships & Ports has however obtained exclusive photographs from the scene of the accident.

 

Damage to the bow of the MT Elixir after the collision.
Damage to the bow of the MT Elixir after the collision.
Damage to the MT Tank after the collision.
Damage to the MT Tank after the collision.
The sunken MT Tank.
The sunken MT Tank.

Investigation is underway into the cause of the collision, according to NIMASA. 

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