Two vessels, the 2011-built LR tanker Seafrontier and 2013-built bulker Huayang Endeavour, collided in the English Channel on Saturday.
Both vessels had dropped anchor at the accident site after the incident, and the UK coastguard sent rescue teams from Dover and Ramsgate. There were no reports of injuries to the crew of either vessel.
According to UK Coastguard, both vessels suffered hull damage but there was no signs of water ingress or pollution caused by the accident.
Huayang Endeavour, operated by Huayang Maritime Center, was en route to Puerto Bolivar, Colombia while Seafrontier, operated by Valles Steamship, was travelling to Puerto Barrios in Guatemala.
[Photo: RNLI/Paul Cannon]