Johor Port confirms generator failure caused ships to collide


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 05 Jan 2017

Johor Port Bhd with the help of other agencies and the Pasir Gudang Oil Spill Task Force, contained the oil spill in a way as to prevent patches from spreading to other areas.

JOHOR BARU: The Johor Port Authority (JPA) confirmed that failure of the generator set on a Singapore-registered vessel caused it to collide into another vessel on Tuesday.

JPA said in a statement that Wan Hai 301 experienced generator failure, causing it to lose control and crash into APL Denver, a Gibraltar-registered ship, that was docked at Johor Port in Pasir Gudang at around 11.05pm.

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