What Happens When a Battle Ship Hits an Oil Tanker?

What Happens When a Battle Ship Hits an Oil Tanker? Play

Aug. 13 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Navy said one of its guided-missile destroyers collided with an oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf on August 12. The collision between USS Porter and the Panamanian-flagged bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan occurred at about 1 a.m. local time, with the oil tanker carrying about 95% of its 2 million-barrel capacity. No spill was reported.

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