Investigation into collision between two vessels off Kerry coast

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board is investigating a collision between two vessels off the Kerry coast last weekend.

It happened 30 miles from the Blasket Islands around 3 o’clock Saturday morning and involved a fishing vessel and a bulk carrier.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board have confirmed they’re liaising with the French and Hong Kong authorities on this incident.

Valentia Coast Guard co-ordinated a rescue operation following the collision; a fisherman was brought to hospital with minor injuries.