Container ship collided with longliner, returned and rescued the crew

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Container ship CECILIE MAERSK collided with a small French 16-meter fishing boat LE PUFFIN (MMSI 660001000) some 20 nm east of Le Port, Reunion, at around 0230 LT (UTC +4) Aug 7, while approaching port. 5 crew were evacuated, boat remained afloat and has been towed to port. CECILIE MAERSK turned back after collision, closed damaged LE PUFFIN , and took part in rescue and salvage. Reportedly, container ship was the one to pick up fishermen.

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