Date of occurrence:


Collision between the Maltese bulk carrier Golden Trader and the Belgian fishing vessel Vidar, NW Denmark

Investigated by Malta

The Maltese flagged bulk carrier MV Golden Trader and the Belgian flagged fishing vessel Vidar collided in the North Sea, NW Danish coast. The heavy fuel oil storage tank was damaged during the collision, and approximately 450 m3 heavy fuel oil was lost. The oil caused a severe pollution on the Swedish Western coast.

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Last updated:
14 November 2023