Container Ship Collides with Fishing Vessel


By MarEx 2016-12-19 11:46:31

The ultra large container ship MSC Regulus has collided with a fishing vessel off the coast of Peru, killing five. 

The container ship was en route from Callao, Peru, to Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, when she collided with the fishing boat, the Don Gerardo II.

Of the 23 people on board the fishing vessel, five have been confirmed dead, another 12 rescued, some with injuries, and six remain missing. 

An investigation is underway.