Bad Weather Causes Collision In Germany

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Collision

Accident type: Collision
Vessels involved: Naval vessel and Container vessel
Location: The Kiel Canal, Germany
Date: 9/12/2015 Wednesday
Casualties /Pollution: Not reported

A German naval vessel and a 151m (500-foot) container ship collided due to severe weather in the Kiel Canal, Germany.

Both the vessels face a bow damage.  The container vessel continued its voyage, but the Naval vessel was escorted to Brunsbüttel by three naval tugs.

No reports of oil spill or casualties.

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Source: NDR.de