Feeder Ship Hits Gantry Crane at Indonesia’s Terminal

A feeder containership allided with a pier at Terminal Petikemas Semarang in Indonesia in the afternoon hours of July 14.

The 1,642 TEU Soul of Luck struck a gantry crane at the terminal, resulting in crane collapse.

The feeder continued moving along the pier and allided with a berthed general cargo ship, which broke off its moornings and moved with the Soul of Luck.

At the time of the incident, the Indonesia-flagged vessel Soul of Luck was on arrival from Port Klang, Malaysia.

Media reports suggest that one injured docker was transported to a hospital for treatment. There were no reports of further injuries.

The area was closed immediately after the allision and relevant authorities launched an investigation to determine the events that led to the incident.

World Maritime News Staff

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