Danish and Swedish authorities reported collision between Russian Navy Frigate and a cargo ship in Oresund Strait south of Oresund Bridge in the morning Sep 23. Understood cargo ship – Swiss reefer ICE ROSE – is seriously damaged, reported fleetmon.com.
Collision according to track, took place at around 0730 UTC or earlier, reefer was anchored at around 0800 UTC n of collision site.
Frigate probably, was already damaged. There are at least CG and SAR boats and ships, both Danish and Swedish, near reefer. No frigate AIS, of course.
Not far from the territorial waters of Denmark, a very serious incident occurred – under unknown circumstances, a Russian warship received very serious damage to the bow. The enemy of the Russian anti-submarine ship, despite the lack of protection, received much less critical damage, which raised a lot of questions about whether the Russian warship was effective in real combat use.
The presented footage shows that the damage to the Russian military anti-submarine ship Kazanets is much more dangerous than that of the damaged foreign ship. According to experts, if the collision speed of the two ships was a little higher, then, it is likely that the Russian “Kazanets” could receive critical damage.
“After the collision in the Sound Strait, the Russian ship left the Danish water area, and the civilian ship ICE ROSE independently arrives at the shipyard. No collision leaks were found. The case has been transferred to the civil authorities “, – reports the Ministry of Defense of Denmark.
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