Odfjell vessel collides with fishing boat in US

Norwegian shipping line Odfjell has been involved in an accident in the US, where a ship has collided with a fishing vessel. One person died, and two are reported missing.

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A ship from Norwegian chemical tanker carrier Odfjell has been involved in an accident in the US.

The accident occurred Tuesday afternoon local time, when Odfjell vessel Bow Fortune collided with a fishing boat near Galveston, Texas. There was a heavy fog in the area at the time of the collision, Odfjell says.

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