In the Bahamas, a tanker was sunk after being hit by a mega yacht. Tanker transporting goods The mega yacht UTOPIA IV collided with the tanker TROPIC BREEZE in the stern area around 0300 UTC Dec 24 15 nm NNW of New Providence island, Bahamas, while en route to Great Stirrup Cay with a cargo of LPG and fuel.
The tanker sank at a depth of 600 meters; the crew was rescued, and everyone is safe.
Prior to the collision, the yacht sailed from New Providence’s southern anchorage, returned to New Providence after the collision, and it is believed she sustained some damage. It is unknown whether she carried passengers or only crew.
The tanker sunk after being hit by a Mega Yacht.