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Monday, 5 November 2018
Watch how 10,000-TEU container ship moorings broke off VIDEO
Container ship MSC AJACCIO broke off her moorings at Paranagua port, Brazil, hit by strong wind with up to 24 m/s gusts, at around 1520 LT Nov 4. The ship started drifting in harbor, was taken under control by tugs and brought to anchor after some 2 hours struggle with gale-force wind, no damages reported. Watch video and listen to gun-like sounds with which lines went broke one by one. Container ship MSC AJACCIO, IMO 9605267, dwt 111272, capacity 9403 TEU, built 2014, flag Malta, manager COSTAMARE SHIPPING CO SA.
My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.