Russian military tanker collided in Red Sea Gulf of Suez “Car” and dry cargo ship, next under the flag of Barbados. This was reported by the press service of the Baltic Fleet.
According to reports, foreign bulk carrier “Arc Royal”, violated the rules of navigation and touched the stern of a Russian military tanker “Car”. As a result of a collision on “Cole” no injured, no fuel spill, the tanker continues to carry out the task of escorting the corvette “Persistent”.
23 Martha 2021 g. at 8:03 (MSK) sea cargo ship “Arc Royal”, next under the flag of Barbados in the Gulf of Suez (middle part of the Red Sea), violated the rules of navigation and allowed a bulk on the stern of the tanker of the Baltic Fleet “Car” (…) Tanker “Car” does not need help and continues to move according to the transition plan
– It said in a statement.
Dry cargo captain “Arc Royal” pleaded guilty for the incident, he received a sea protest.
earlier it was reported, what a military tanker “Car” accompanies the corvette “Persistent” Baltic Fleet, performing combat missions in the Red Sea. The detachment left the Baltic 16 December 2020 of the year, during a long voyage, twice replenished stocks in Oman, went on a friendly visit to Port Sudan, where the logistics center will be built. In February “Persistent” and “Car” participated in joint exercises with the Iranian Navy.