Collision off St. Petersburg

The 48,170 dwt freighter Golden Trader collided with the 37,296 dwt tanker Baltic Wind off St. Petersburg, Russia.   The two vessels were proceeding in an ice convoy lead by the icebreaker Ermak when the Baltic Wind stopped in front of the  Golden Trader.   The Baltic Wind suffered minor damage to its stern and an aft lifeboat.  The Golden Trader didn’t report any damage.   No reports of  injuries or pollution released.

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