dship Carriers confirmed that its chartered vessel, Alanis, was involved in a collision whilst transiting the Welland Canal, Ontario, Canada. All crew are safe and accounted for and there is no pollution.

The shipping line said that the incident occurred at around 16:00 EST on Saturday, 11 July 2020. Initial assessments show that Alanis sustained damage to the bow. The ship is now moored safely and further inspections and investigations will be completed, said dship Carriers.

The carrier is in contact with all relevant maritime authorities and is fully assisting in the investigation that will follow. Alanis was carrying a cargo of windmill equipment, which was unaffected in the incident.