At least six people are missing in the North Sea after their ship collided with another cargo ship 22 kilometers southwest of the German archipelago of Helikoland. The number of shipwrecks has not been released, but one person has been picked up by rescue teams – with several rescue vessels dispatched to the area.
“One person has been removed from the water and is receiving medical treatment,” officials in Cuxhaven, 120 kilometers from Hamburg, said. Six people are missing.
According to Germany’s Federal Command for Maritime Emergencies, ships Polesie This is true They collided at 3am (4am, Portugal mainland). The smaller of the two, The true, flying the British flag, would have drowned. It was 91 meters long and 14 meters wide and was leaving Bremen for the English port of Immingham. Number of its employees Not disclosed.
The other ship, the Polesie, flying Bahamian flag, 190 meter 20 gauge, with 22 people on board. Travel from Hamburg to A Coruña.
There is no word yet on the cause of the collision and what goods the two ships were carrying.
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