On November 17, the 87 meter long, 2942 dwt cargo vessel Carina allided with the lock wall on the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. Strong winds caused the vessel’s starboard bow to strike the lock while its stern hit the opposite wall. No reports of injuries or pollution released. The lock only sustained minor damage. The Carina was able to continue on its voyage to Moerdijk on the following day.
The 110 meter long, 7107 dwt cargo vessel Wilson Tyne allided with the lock wall in the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. The cargo vessel was blown into the lock wall by a strong gust of wind causing on slight damage to the lock. The Wilson Tyne was proceeded along the canal to Rendsburg where it proceeded to a shipyard for repairs. Damage to the Wilson Tyne was not reported, but authorities stated the vessel had to be detained. No reports of injuries.
The 177 meter long, 24700 dwt container ship Delphis Bothnia allided with the lock wall on the Kiel Canal at Kiel-Holtenau, Germany. The Delphis Bothnia was headed to Gdynia from Rotterdam when the boxship’s port bow struck the lock wall. The vessel sustained minor scratches and dents above the waterline. The lock also sustained some damage. No reports of injuries.
Authorities detained the vessel for a short period while they conducted an investigation into the incident. Reports state the Delphis Bothnia proceeded on its voyage a few hours later. No reports of pollution released.