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Andamento

Andamento

Andamento
Photo: rtvoost.nl

The 84 meter long self-propelled barge Andamento allided with the Paddepoelster Bridge on the Van Starkenborgh Canal at Dorkwerd, Netherlands. The Andamento was en route to Brake from Lelystad when it approached the bridge. The master of the Andamento states the barge had a green light to proceed, but the barge struck the bridge was considerable force. The Paddepoelster Bridge partially collapsed with part of the bridge fallen into the waterway. Debris blocked the waterway suspending traffic. The Andamento sustained significant damage to its starboard bow. A nearby house next to the bridge also sustained damage.  No reports of injuries.

Alexandra L

Alexandra L

Alexandra L
Photo: athensmagazine.com

The 102 meter long, 783 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Alexandra L allided with a quay in the port of Zakynthos, Greece. The Alexandra L had departed from Kyllini with 51 passengers. Upon entering the port at Zakynthos the ferry struck a quay along its port hull.  The Alexandra L sustained hull damage, but no injuries among the 51 passengers on board. The Alexandra L was taken out of service for repairs.  

St. Johannes

St. Johannes

St Johannes

On September 11, the 56 meter long ferry St. Johannes allided with lock to the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. The ferry had entered the old lock at Brunsbüttel when it struck a railing damaging some 5 meters of its length.  The St. Johannes was undamaged and there were no injuries.