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Tanker hits breakwater in Marseille

Christian Fernsby ▼ | June 24, 2020
Bunker tanker Cap Pinede struck a breakwater in northern Marseille port, understood on Jun 15, while entering port.
Cap Pinede
Marseille   Cap Pinede
Tanker hit the dyke sailing at high speed, most probably due to steering failure, because she was obviously, trying to mitigate impact by reversing engine to full astern.

Topics: Marseille

Tanker was berthed after contact, and as of Jun 22, she has remained in the same position.

No information on damages extent, but it was said, that she managed to move to port and berth, being under own power.


 

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