Clipper vessel heavily damaged after collision

Dry bulk vessel Clipper Como is heavily damaged after the collision off Turkey. The bow of the ship is under water, but there have been no casualties, reports the shipping company to ShippingWatch.

Clipper Como is not depicted here | Photo: PR / Clipper Group

Friday, dry bulk vessel Clipper Como, owned by carrier Clipper, collided with another dry bulk vessel en route from Morocco to Samsun, Turkey, confirms Clipper to ShippingWatch.

The vessel's ballast water tank and cargo hold are heavily damaged, according to the carrier. As a result, the bow of the ship is under water but "in stable condition," Clipper reports.

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