November 13, 2011 Leave a Comment
The 151 meter long container vessel Nordic Philip collided with the 134 meter long , 11400 dwt container vessel Anna Sirka at the Container Terminal Altenwerder in Hamburg, Germany. The Nordic Philip struck the stern of the Anna Sirkka after suffering engine failure. The damages estimated over 100,000 € to both vessels and the pier. The second mate on the Nordic Philip was slightly injured during the incident and was taken to hospital. He was later released the same day. No reports of pollution being released. The water police have detained both vessels while conducting an investigation into the incident.