HAPAG- LLYOD CONTAINER SHIP LOST ANCHOR AFTER BLACKOUT, BARELY AVOIDED COLLISION

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Container ship MONTREAL EXPRESS suffered a blackout in Elbe shortly after leaving HHLA Terminal in Hamburg, on Jan 27. The ship had to drop both anchors in emergency, container ship MSC MADRID (IMO 9480198), sailing in the wake of MONTREAL EXPRESS, nearly missed collision, thanks to quick reaction of a tug at her stern. MONTREAL EXPRESS lost one of her anchors and was taken back to port after the accident, until anchor was located and recovered by floating crane. Anchor was restored, the ship resumed voyage on Jan 27, en route from Hamburg to Montreal Canada.

Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Feb 02, 2021 at 13:45.