Maersk Dabou Allides with Wharf
The 41,359 gt boxship Maersk Dabou allided with the wharf at Port Chalmers, New Zealand when its engines failed while it manoeuvre to berth and the vessel struck the corner of the wharf. The vessel starboard side was damage with a hole in hull the size of 5 meters by 2 meters above the waterline. The Maersk Dabou had 4,132 containers which will remain on board until repairs can be made. No reports of injuries.