• Short Summary

    THE 2,370-TON VENEZUELAN FREIGHTER PERIJA WAS BADLY HOLED LAST NIGHT IN A TRIPLE COLLISON IN THE WATERWAY LINKING ROTTERDAM WITH THE SEA.

  • Description


    DAMAGE TO PERIJA.




    Initials TS/V/JH/MH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE 2,370-TON VENEZUELAN FREIGHTER PERIJA WAS BADLY HOLED LAST NIGHT IN A TRIPLE COLLISON IN THE WATERWAY LINKING ROTTERDAM WITH THE SEA. THE MASTER OF THE PERIJA MANAGED TO STEER HIS SINKING VESSEL OUT OF THE BUSY SHIPPING LANE AND GROUNDED THE SHIP NEAR THE BANK OF THE WATERWAY.

    THE PERIJA'S PORT SIDE WAS RIPPED OPEN OVER A DISTANCE OF MORE THAN 60 FEET (20 METRES) NEAR THE WATERLINE BY THE COLLISION WHICH ALSO INVOLVED THE 9-THOUSAND-TON BELGIAN VESSEL ANVERS AND THE 7,148-TON DUTCH VESSEL OUWERKERK.

    THERE WERE NO CASUALTIES AS A RESULT OF THE COLLISON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAYFCB1A109QWF55CDJBQ1ZG9U
    Media URN:
    VLVAAYFCB1A109QWF55CDJBQ1ZG9U
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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