VIDEO: Cement carrier sinks two tug boats
Two tug boats in Tasmania have sunk after a collision with a commercial vessel.
Language warning . . . this clip comes with explicit commentary.
The collision between commercial cement carrier Goliath and two berthed and stationary TasPorts tugs, Campbell Cove and York Cove, took place at the Port of Devonport.
No crew members were on board the tugs, and no-one has been injured, says TasPorts.
TasPorts says it has notified the Environment Protection Authority and deployed oil spill response equipment around both tugs with the immediate priority to contain any oil spill.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.
Main image via Peter Briggs