TMS Cardiff Gas LNG tanker collides with car carrier off Belgium


A brand new LNG vessel owned by TMS Cardiff Gas has collided with Cido Shipping’s car carrier offshore Belgium’s Oostende.

Amberjack LNG
Amberjack LNG (Image: TMS Cardiff Gas)

The 174,000-cbm Amberjack LNG and Grand Venus were in a “minor” collision on June 28 some 25 kilometers offshore the Port of Oostende, according to local media reports.

Both of the vessels were located in an anchorage area and have been “slightly damaged”. There were no reported injuries.

LNG World News (now part of Offshore Energy) contacted TMS Cardiff Gas for a comment but we did not receive a reply by the time this article was published.

Greece-based LNG shipping company TMS Cardiff Gas took the delivery of Amberjack LNG in April this year.

The vessel is serving under a long-term charter with US LNG export player Cheniere.

Zeebrugge port data shows that the vessel docked at the Fluxys-operated LNG import terminal located in the port on Tuesday.



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