Sunday, April 2, 2017

Cargo Ship Collision Caught on Video

A screengrab of the incident video shows the Jan Caribe moments before the collision.
A screengrab of the incident video shows the Jan Caribe moments before the collision.

Some incredible video coming from Nicaragua earlier this week showing a collision between a general cargo ship and smaller passenger vessel on the Escondido River.

The incident was captured on video by a passenger of the smaller vessel, identified as the Captain D:

The Nicaraguan Navy confirmed the incident occurred Tuesday morning on Nicaragua's Escondido River approximately 25 miles east of El Rama. All 4o passengers and crew members of the Captain D were rescued before the ship sank a few hours of the crash, the Navy said.

The Antigua and Barbuda-flagged Jan Caribe has a gross tonnage of 2770. The ship was built in 1988.



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