On May 18, the 180 meter long, 29496 dwt cargo vessel Da Zhi allided with the quay at Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Da Zhi was maneuvering to berth at the quay when it struck a gantry crane. The crane fell backwards and collapsed onto several containers. No reports of injuries, but the crane and several containers were significantly damaged. No reports of pollution released.
The 192 meter long, 6987 dwt ro-ro passenger ferry Kydon allided with the quay at the port of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Kydon was arrived in port and struck the quay while maneuvering. No passengers where injured, but the ferry destroyed several vehicles and containers on the quay. No reports of pollution.
On May 4, the 364 meter long, 128,550 dwt container ship allided with quay at the Jebel Ali container terminal in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The CMA CGM Centaurus was attempting to berth when it’s starboard bow struck the quay. The vessel hit a leg of a gantry crane causing it to collapse and another crane was pushed off its tracks. Ten people were injured during the incident. Authorities have launched an investigation into the incident.