Iranian Ship Crashed near Hong Kong to Return Home after Repair
- November, 08, 2017 - 18:49
- Economy news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian container ship TOUSKA which ran aground after it crashed into eastern tip of Magazine island, South Horizon, Hong Kong, will be back home after being repaired.
The Iranian container ship TOUSKA will depart Shenzhen port in Guangdong Province of China for Iranian southern port of Bandar Abbas after minor repairs and loading its cargos.
The Iranian ship entered the port Tuesday evening in coordination with Hong Kong officials in a bid to assess the damages.
The Iranian container ship crashed on Monday and residents of South Horizon were alerted by crashing noise, watching sparks from bow’s collision with the ground, Maritime Bulletin reported.
At the time of the collision, the ship was moving at high speed, some 7.5 knots. TOUSKA was proceeding towards Hong Kong harbor, but suddenly turned hard a starboard and crashed into the island.