Ferry Liverpool Seaways damaged in allision
Ferry Liverpool Seaways allided with a pontoon engaged in pier construction in Kappelskar port, Sweden, at around 1000 LT Sep 2. A narrow channel left for vessels made approaches to berths quite a challenge, especially in strong wind conditions. Ferry tried to pass the channel two times, and finally, allided with a pontoon. Vessel suffered a gash starboard above the waterline in cargo deck area, gave up further attempts and anchored nearby, together with other vessels awaiting weather to improve. On a photo starboard gash, all photos http://www.delfi.ee/news/paevauudised/eesti/fotod-paldiskist-tulles-rootsis-onnetusse-sattunud-ja-reisijatega-merele-loksu-jaanud-parvlaev-sildus-hilisohtul?id=72346845
Ferry arrived to Kappelskar from Paldiski Estonia, with 155 passengers on board.