TURKISH FREIGHTER RAMMED KIEL LOCK GATE, LOCK INOPERATIVE.

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General cargo ship ELSE rammed into Lock’s closed gate at Kiel early in the morning Aug 29, while approaching Lock to enter it, en route from Klaipeda Lithuania to Les Sables France, via Kiel Canal. The ship remained stuck for some 6 hours, until she was pulled out and berthed at Kiel. Gate was seriously damaged and is inoperative, ELSE obviously, also sustained damages.
Initial information and more details at Marine-Pilots.com https://www.marine-pilots.com/…/97275-Ship-enters-closed-ga…

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Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Aug 29, 2020 at 11:11.