Two Containerships Collide near Bremerhaven, Germany

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Two Containerships Collide Near Bremerhaven, Germany

No one was injured when Maersk Kalmar and Conmar Avenue container ships collided yesterday at 16:00 near Bremerhaven, Germany.

Conmar Avenue, sailing under the flag of  Antigua Barbuda lost several containers in the incident and subsequently ran aground. The container ship has been re-floated with the tug assistance and is now being towed to Bremerhaven.

Two Containerships Collide Near Bremerhaven, Germany1

Dutch-flagged Maersk Kalmar, carrying 28 crew members, is already in the port of Bremerhaven and is undergoing damage assessment.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

World Maritime News Staff, May 8, 2013; Image: Central Command, German Federal Police


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