Freighter Chaves nearly sank at berth, Hamburg

July 18, 2015 at 03:34 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

The onlooker, understood to be an employee of Blohm and Foss, in the morning July 17 spotted in Hamburg port moored coaster Chaves, with apparent bow tilt and starboard list, write Bild. He called the police, which on arrival couldn’t for some time board the vessel, because crew was resting. Vessel was secured with extra mooring lines and is to be taken to repair facilities. No explanation given to an accident, most probable there was a leak in some of the compartments or tanks in fore area. On a photo troubled Chaves.

Freighter Chaves nearly sank at berth, Hamburg

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