Lifeboat deployed after ship crash

Dover Coastguard requested the launch of the Dungeness all weather lifeboat and asked for assistance from HMS Tyne. Phil Davies from Dover Coastguard says: “The vessels have both incurred damage above the water line but are fully capable of making their way to Portland where they will be inspected.”

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Ships collide off Kent

Two ships collide in the Channel six miles off the coast of Dungeness