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MSC 8000-TEU container ship collided with Trawler

Container ship MSC RITA collided with 35-meter fishing vessel TREMONT at around 0000 LT (UTC +5) Oct 28 some 95 nm NE of Norfolk, USA, while proceeding from New York to Charleston.

Fishing vessel sank, all 13 people on board were rescued, MSC RITA according to track, turned back after collision and took part in SAR. She resumed voyage 4 hours later, ETA Charleston Oct 29.

No description available.

Container Ship MSC RITA is currently located at USEC – US East Coast at position 34° 30′ 46.3″ N, 075° 26′ 48.3″ W as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-10-28 22:26 UTC (15 hours, 14 minutes ago)

The wind in this area at that time blows from Northeast direction at force 4 Beaufort.

The vessel departed from NEW YORK, US on 2022-10-27 13:16 LT (UTC -4) and is currently sailing at 13.0 knots with Northeast direction heading to CHARLESTON, US with reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-10-29 09:00 LT (UTC -4) local time (41 minutes ago)

MSC RITA (IMO: 9289116) is a Container Ship that was built in 2005 (17 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama.

It’s carrying capacity is 8034 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 10.7 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 324.85 meters and her width is 42.93 meters.

No description available.

While Trawler TREMONT is currently located at USEC – US East Coast at position 41° 38′ 18.5″ N, 070° 55′ 16.2″ W as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-04 18:05 UTC (1 year ago)

The vessel is currently at port POPE’S ISLAND, US after a voyage of 13 days originating from port NEW BEDFORD, US.

TREMONT (IMO: 7037894) is a Trawler that was built in 1970 (52 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of USA.

Her length overall (LOA) is 39.68 meters and her width is 13 meters.

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Sources : Marine Traffic + Maritime Security

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