27,000gt Greek M/T Shinoussa, with 15,000 tons of fuel oil -- reported to UK Yarmouth Coastguard --
had been in collision with Dutch trawler F/V Jacoba Alijda --
they were confident had not sustained any damage
but were standing by casualty and another fishing vessel.
At first light vessel will be inspected to assess
if any damage has been sustained, by personnel on board
the Thames Gas Platform standby vessel M/V Putford Rover.
If all is well the tanker will continue to destination Tees Port.
Dutch Coastguard informed us that F/V Jacoba Alijda sunk at 04:55 a.m.