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Day: October 29, 2013

October 28 – Storm Damage

October 28 – Storm Damage


The 140 meter long, 2059 dwt ro-ro passenger vessel Ocean Atlantic broke from her moorings at Bremerhaven, Germany by strong wind gusts.  A tug was able to bring the Ocean Atlantic back to the pier.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.


The 190 meter long, 6555 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry ferry Peter Pan allided with the 49 meter long, 555 dwt small coastal freighter Jopi while moored at Trelleborg, Sweden.  The Peter Pan had broke from her moorings and strong wind gusts pushed the vessel’s aft section into the stern of the Jopi which was moored on the opposite quay.  No reports of injuries or pollution released.

Stena Alegra

The 7360 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Stena Alegra went aground in the Baltic Sea near Karlskrona, Sweden.  The Stena Alegra was proceeding in just ballast as no passengers or cargo was on board.   Reports state the vessel was blown aground by the strong winds.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.


The 98 meter long, 5438 dwt dredger Arco Axe went aground on the Thames near Shoeburyness, England.  The Arco Axe was later refloated by the aid of several tugs and proceeded to Medway.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution.


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