Category: Allision

Allision at Amsterdam

Allision at Amsterdam

Poolzee
Photo: at5.nl

The 110 meter long self-propelled tanker-barge Poolzee allided with the 79 meter long passenger ship Angela Esmee and the 72 meter long passenger ship Anna Maria Agnes along a quay at Amsterdam. The Poolzee’s bow struck both passenger ships causing them to push up against the quay. The Anna Maria Agnes sustained several dents and smashed windows while the Poolzee sustained a sizable dent to its bow.

No report of injuries. There were no passengers on board either the Angela Esmee or Anna Maria Agnes at the time of the incident.

 

 

Conquistador

Conquistador

Conquistador
Photo: volnorez.com.ua

On October 12, the 300 meter long, 209090 dwt bulk carrier Conquistador allided with a quay near Odessa, Ukraine. The Conquistador had arrived from Vancouver with coal and was maneuvering to a berth when it’s bow struck the quay. The bulker sustained a dent to its bow while the quay suffered some damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released.

Bahadur Kadir Khan 1

Bahadur Kadir Khan 1

 Bahadur Kadir Khan 1
Photo: dhakatribune.com

The vessel Bahadur Kadir Khan 1 allided with a concrete bridge over the Dhaleshwari River near Sirajdikhan Upazila, Bangladesh. The sand-laden Bahadur Kadir Khan 1 had struck one of the pillars of the bridge causing the bridge to partially collapse onto the vessel. The master of the  Bahadur Kadir Khan 1 was able to escape without harm, but several pedestrians on the bridge sustained injuries and were taken to hospital for treatment.  Local authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.