MO-2020-201

Combined photo showing Leila jo (above) and Rose Harmony (below)
Combined photo showing Leila jo (above, © Bahnfrend / Wikimedia Commons / CC-SA-4.0) and Rose Harmony (below, © John Bell)
Fishing vessel Leila Jo and bulk carrier Rose Harmony, collision, four miles from Lyttelton, 12 January 2020
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The 24 metre fishing vessel Leila Jo and Liberian-registered bulk carrier Rose Harmony collided at around midnight, approx. 4 miles off Lyttelton. The Leila Jo sustained damage to the starboard side but sailed to Lyttelton unaided. The Rose Harmony sailed to Dunedin. No fatalities or serious injuries on either vessel. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings]
Location
four miles from Lyttelton (-43.567777,172.834444) [may be approximate]