[Watch] Cargo Ship Capsized After Water Ingress

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Ro-ro cargo ship lost stability and capsized at Algiers Port, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Ro-ro cargo ship lost stability and capsized at Algiers Port, Algeria, on Sep 29 at around 0100 LT.

The ship rested on bottom off pier, remaining partially above waterline and heavy starboard list.

Water ingress reported

Reportedly, stability loss was caused by water ingress on cargo deck, which in its’ turn, was probably caused by faulty ballasting and ensuing list.

Crew remain safe

17 crew are safe, 6 of them, all Filipino), treated in hospital with slight injures.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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