Mega Container Ship Hit Pier, Stuck Off Berth


A mega container ship struck pier at container terminal in Jade Weser Port, Wilhelmshaven, shortly after midday Apr 6, during berthing maneuvers, reports FleetMon.

What happened?

Ship’s stern reportedly sustained damages, some 150 meters of pier were also damaged. The ship arrived from Gdansk, Poland.

The giant ship stopped some 300 meters off pier, as of 1410 UTC Apr 7 remained in the same position off pier, with 4-5 tugs around her.

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Source: FleetMon


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