Day: July 7, 2017

APL Jeddah

APL Jeddah

APL Jeddah
Photo: udn.com

The 207 meter long, 34183 dwt container ship APL Jeddah allided with a quay at Hong Kong, China. The APL Jeddah had arrived at Kaohsiung Port 58 and was being assisted to the pier by a pilot when it suffered a power loss. The APL Jeddah’s bow struck the pier resulting in damage to the pier and boxship.

The bulbous bow sustained a significant dent while the pier had a section destroyed. No reports of injuries and no pollution was reported.