North Sea ter­mi­nal closed af­ter col­li­sion

Cape Argus - - WORLD -

AN OIL tanker and a Nor­we­gian navy frigate col­lided off Nor­way’s west coast yes­ter­day, in­jur­ing eight peo­ple and trig­ger­ing the shut­down of a North Sea crude ex­port ter­mi­nal, Nor­way’s largest gas pro­cess­ing plant, Koll­snes, and sev­eral off­shore fields.

The frigate, which re­cently took part in a ma­jor Nato mil­i­tary ex­er­cise, was tilt­ing on one side and slowly sink­ing, live TV pic­tures showed. | Reuters ANA

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