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Day: April 9, 2017

Allision in Thessaloniki

Allision in Thessaloniki

MSC Donata

The 134 meter long, 9113 dwt container ship Iapetos allided with the 258 meter long, 52,806 dwt MSC Donata in the port of Thessaloniki, Greece. The Iapetos had arrived in Thessaloniki from Heraklion with a cargo of containers. As the Iapetos maneuvered towards the quay to berth it struck the MSC Donata. Both container ships sustained slight damage.


Authorities detained both vessels until both were surveyed for damage. The following day the MSC Donata was allowed to leave port and proceeded on its voyage to Izmir.

No reports of injuries or pollution released.