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. 

 

 

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.

Delamar

Delamar

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The 88 meter long cargo vessel Delamar became disabled near the entrance to the locks of the Kiel Canal at Brunsbüttel, Germany. The cargo vessel was headed to Södertalke from Plymouth when it suffered engine failure near the locks. The crew quickly responded and avoided collision with the locks by conducting an emergency anchoring. Authorities dispatched two tugs and towed the Delamar to Brunsbüttel. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Xin Hong Xiang 59

The 98 meter long cargo vessel Xin Hong Xiang 59 struck a bridge over the Haihe River near Tianjin, China. The Xin Hong Xiang 59 failed to wait for the swing bridge to fully raise when it struck with its superstructure. The vessel had part of the bridge damaged while its mast was destroyed. Reports state the bridge sustained minor damage that was quickly repaired. No reports of injuries or pollution released.

KM Tradisi 8

KM Tradisi 8

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The 73 meter long, 2080 dwt cargo vessel KM Tradisi 8 capsized and sank while berthed at the port of Gresik, Indonesia.  The vessel was undergoing maintenance and repair opperations when the vessel lost stability and capsized and partially sank with the port side hull above water. Thirteen of the 14 people on board were rescued by workers and local authorities. One person was reported as missing. Booms were placed around KM Tradisi 8 to contain any pollution released. Reports state that local authorities have launched an investigation and found the KM Tradisi 8 had suffered hull fractures resulting in water ingress.