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Guided-missile destroyer USS Porter(DDG 78) is seen in this handout picture after a collision with the Japanese owned bulk oil tanker M/V Otowasan in the Strait of Hormuz

Strait of Hormuz open after tanker, US navy ship collide

An oil tanker collided with a U.S. Navy ship near the Strait of Hormuz on Sunday but no one was hurt and shipping traffic in the waterway, through which 40 percent of the world's seaborne oil exports pass, was not affected, officials said.

August 13, 2012 11:30