Daan

Daan

The 88 meter long, 2800 dwt cargo vessel Daan allided with the lock gate while exiting the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. The Daan was proceeding through the lock when it suffered engine failure and could not reverse before it struck the lock gate. The Daan sustained bow damage with the bulwark partially torn off while the lock gate was left deformed. No reports of pollution released. The Daan was reported moored at Brunsbüttel.  On December 3, the Daan lost a crewman while en route to St. Malo from Szczecin. The vessel had a hatch strike a crewman standing on deck who later died from the injury. 

 

 

Hanni

Hanni

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The 118 meter long container ship Hanni ran aground on the Elbe near Mühlenberger Hole, Germany. The Hanni departed Hamburg for Bremerhaven and was heading to the North Sea when it suffered engine failure while between Blankenese and Finkenwerder.  The Hanni drifted before running aground near the south shore.

Hanni

Photo: mopo.de

A tug was dispatched and was unable to refloat the boxship.  A second attempt failed to free the Hanni even with an additional tug and the rising tide.  The Hanni was finally freed 12 hours later with four tugs. The Hanni proceeded to Hamburg. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. 

FT Foce

FT Foce

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The 107 meter long, 6090 dwt chemical tanker FT Foce allided with the moored 99 meter long, 4512 dwt LPG tanker Happy Eagle at Ceuta, Spain. The FT Foce was departing from Ceuta when it suffered engine failure while doing a maneuver. The FT Foce struck the starboard hull of the Happy Eagle sustaining bow damage. The Happy Eagle suffered minor damage with multiple dents and damage to its railings. No reports of injuries or pollution released.

Bellatrix

Bellatrix

The 114 meter long cargo vessel Bellatrix ran aground in the Azov Sea near Yeysk, Russia. The Bellatrix was departing from Yeysk with a cargo of 3298 tons of corn when it blown out of the navigation channel and ran aground. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Bellatrix was later refloated with the aid of multiple tugs and proceeded to moor at a nearby outer anchorage.

Antaios

Antaios

On December 2, the 169 meter long, 27776 dwt bulk carrier Antaios caught fire in the South Atlantic between Argentina and South Africa. The fire started in the vessel’s engine room which resulted in a hull breach and water ingress. The Antaios sent out a distress call that was received by the NSU Inspire. The NSU Inspire arrived on site and rescued the 19 crew. No reports of injuries. The NSU Inspire proceeded to Cape Town where the Antaios crew was to disembark. The status of the Antaios was not known.