The crew, collided with the American destroyer, was not injured
MOSCOW, 21 Aug — RIA Novosti. Singapore authorities reported that none of the members of the crew Alnic MC, which collided with US Navy destroyer in the Straits of Malacca, was not injured, the statement said the Maritime and port authority (MPA) of Singapore.
The ship Alni MC is damaged in the area of the forepeak seven meters above the waterline, none of the team members were not injured, according to a statement published on the official website of the MPA. According to the authorities, reports of oil pollution were reported.
MPA launched an investigation of the incident, the Singapore authorities are conducting search and rescue operations. According to Xinhua news Agency, were joined by Myanmar.
The collision with the us destroyer “John McCain” and a merchant ship Alnic MC in the Straits of Malacca was gone ten and injured five sailors. The incident occurred on 21 August in the early morning, Japanese time, when the ship was heading to the port of Singapore for a routine visit.
“John McCain”, launched in 1992, is class destroyer “Arleigh Burke”, which are produced since 1988. The crew of the ship with a displacement of 6630 tons is 337 people. On the armament of the ship are two missile units Aegis, artillery, anti-ship and other weapons.