MCIB/18 - Credo Du Marin/ Holger
Report Into The Collision Between The Antigua & Barbuda Registered General Cargo & Container Vessel "Holger" And The Irish Registered Fishing Vessel "Credo Du Marin" off Hook Head Light, Co. Wexford on 24th August, 1997.
Hook Head Light, Co. Wexford
Date of Incident
Sunday 24 August 1997
Friday 20 February 2004
At approximately 0330 hours on Sunday 24th August 1997 the Antigua & Barbuda flagged general cargo and container ship, "Holger" IMO No. 9122227 of 3,999 gross tonnage, registered in Stade, Germany, while on passage from Dublin towards Cork, collided with the Irish registered fishing vessel No. D507, "Credo Du Marin" of 56.75 gross tonnage, 160 degrees true (SSE) x 10 miles from Hook Head light (See Appendix 8.1) during good visibility, light winds and flat calm sea. No injuries were sustained.