August 24, 2011 Leave a Comment
The 69 meter long, 1340 dwt tanker Jana collided with the 139 meter long, 13059 dwt boxship Herm Kiepe on the Kiel canal near Schulp bei Rendsburg, Germany. The Jana had suffered rudder failure and struck the Herm Kiepe. The Jana suffered significant damage while the the Herm Kiepe suffered only slight damage. The Jana was en-route to Brunsbuttel from Rostock with 1000 tons of bio diesel while the Herm Kiepe was heading for Aarhus. No reports of injuries.