Bulk Carrier Towed to Bremerhaven


On November 6, a bulk carrier was reportedly towed to safety and for further repairs after it was disabled at Sea.

What happened?

The bulk carrier ‘Glory Amsterdam’ was disabled and started to drift. The incident occurred near the port of Wilhelmshaven and she was berthed there until further notice.

Towed for repairs:

The bulk carrier was towed out of the port of Wilhelmshaven and onto the North Sea during a high tide by the tugs ‘Bugsier 2’, ‘Bugsier 10’, ‘Bugiser 11’ and the ‘Svitzer Mallaig’.

The ship was berthed at the Columbus Quay in the afternoon and was scheduled to enter dock 5 of the German Drydock Yard in Bremerhaven for repairs with the next high tide in the evening. The vessel is expected to remain out of action for the next two week or until all the repairs are completed.

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Source: Buten un binnen


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