[Watch] Collision on the Rhine


The “Enyo” and the “Manouk” were in route to collision on the Rhine, South of Königswinter in the morning of June 29, 2018. The “Enyo” suffered a leak in the foreship and ran aground after the accident with the bow being submerged.

Water inside deck

No spill was reported, but the ship had suffered a leak. About 30 cubic meters water poured into a tween deck of the vessel which had been breached at starboard side. Two crew members of the “Enyo” suffered slight injuries and were treated by the rescue forces.

Efforts to clear fairway

The fire brigade Bonn, Bad Honnef and Königswinter along the water police were on scene and started surveys aboard the grounded ship, trying to prevent it from blocking the fairway. The “Manouk” which was carrying a cargo of xylol and held up some hundred meters downstream.

She had sailed from Godorf on June 27 and was bound to Wahldorf. The ship traffic was guided along the accident site with slow speed.

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Source: General-Anzeiger Bonn