One was killed and seven were injured

2011.5.19- Collision.pngOne fisherman was missing and seven others injured after a ferry rammed their boat before dawn Friday off Maasim town in the southern Philippine province of Sarangani, police said.

Police said the mishap occurred at around 1 a.m. while the Superferry was sailing for Manila. The other crew members rushed to hospital. Other reports said the fishermen were fixing their engine near the port when the ferry rammed their trawler.

The vessel did not stop despite the mishap and continued sailing leaving the behind the trawler in total wreck and its crew on their own. The ship's owner, Aboitiz SuperFerry, did not give any statement about the mishap.

Source: Mindanao Examiner