Investigators from the Transport Safety Investigation Bureau and MPA are making their way to Baltimore, Maryland

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          The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has contacted the United States Coast Guard (USGC) Headquarters and the Office of Marine Safety, National Transportation Safety Board, and offered MPA’s assistance as the flag administration to support the investigations.

2.       Investigators from the Transport Safety Investigation Bureau and MPA are travelling to Baltimore, Maryland.

3.       The ship management company, Synergy Marine Pte Ltd, reported to MPA that just prior to the incident, the vessel, Dali had experienced momentary loss of propulsion. As a result, it was unable to maintain the desired heading and collided with the Francis Scott Key bridge.

4.       The vessel was reported to have dropped its anchors as part of the vessel’s emergency procedures prior to its impact with the bridge. The vessel was under pilotage at the time of the incident.

5.       The vessel is currently holding onto its position at the site of the collision and is in a stable condition. All 22 crew members are safe and accounted for.

6.       Search and rescue efforts led by US authorities are ongoing.