Floating dock with 2 ships inside broke in two, crane collapsed, ships taking on water
Floating dock at Tuzla Ship Repair Yard, Turkey, Marmara sea, on reportedly, Apr 12, broke in two, dock’s crane collapsed, but luckily, nobody was killed. Two rcane operators were injured.
There were two dry docked ships in floating dock, one identified as asphalt tanker SEAPOWER, another one, dry cargo ship, can’t be identified. SEAPOWER was taken out of dock after it was flooded. Reportedly both ships started to take in water after dock flooding, but at least with SEAPOWER, situation understood to be under control.
Photos denizhaber.com and istanbulhaber.com.tr Asphalt tanker SEAPOWER, IMO 9546162, dwt 4897, built 2009, flag Malta, manager QUEENSWAY NAVIGATION CO LTD, Greece (EQUASIS).
Norwegian container ship damaged in collision in Bremerhaven
Container ship RUMBA went out of control after generator failure at around 1200 LT Apr 10 at Bremerhaven, Germany, while maneuvering to berth, on arrival from Hamburg. Starboard stern collided with pier, hull was dented and breach from deck to waterline. She’s to undergo repairs at Bremerhaven. Photo Frank Behling, Kiel-Nachrichten.
Container ship RUMBA, IMO 9264714, dwt 8015, capacity 657 TEU, flag Gibraltar, manager MYKLEBUSTHAUG MANAGEMENT AS, Norway.