Two vessels are being towed away from the scene of a collision between a seawater engine and a seaworthy boat, the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection said in a statement.
A five-metres-long seawater powered engine was caught in the collision between the two vessels.
“Due to the nature of the collision, the department will require that the engines remain on site and will not allow them to be operated until further notice,” the statement said.
“The department is working with a specialist team to remove the engine and tow it away from Port Hedland.”
A spokeswoman for the department said they were not able to give any further details.
Topics:accidents,environment,diseases-and-disorders,hobart-7000,tsar-2340First posted January 06, 2020 16:31:08Contact Leigh MacdonaldMore stories from Tasmania