Ship Collision “possible professional negligence”
A Japanese destroyer and a South Korean container ship collided and caught fire in a narrow straight.
No serious injuries were reported and both ships where able to continue underway. However, extensive damage was done to the destroyer.
“Officials are investigating the case as possible professional negligence and have begun questioning crew members on both ships, Izumi said.”
The article also had a quote from the Japanese Defense Minister, Toshimi Kitazawa:
“We deeply apologize to the people for causing concerns,” he said. “We will quickly find out what caused the accident.“
Time for some advanced root cause analysis!