Cargo Vessel grounded South of Gibraltar

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

The 'New flame' aground off Europa Point, Gibraltar

The Panamanian cargo Vessel "New Flame", carrying a cargo of scrap metal and the Danish Product Tanker "Torm Gertrude" collided in Gibraltar waters, one kilometre south of Europa Point, Gibraltar at 05.55 hrs on Sunday August 12, 2007.

All 23 crewmen were safely rescued, the captain was later arrested by the Royal Gibraltar Police.