Ro-ro CITY OF ROME allided with lock’s gate, IJmuiden
Ro-ro CITY OF ROME allided with seaward gate of Northen lock in IJmuiden in the morning Apr 23, while proceeding outwards, because vessel couldn’t dead the her inertia. The gate suffered a 3-meter breach, with ensuing water ingress. Vessel suffered dented bulbous bow, was taken back and docked in Velserkade, understood for survey and investigation. At 1430 UTC Apr 24 vessel was still docked. Lock’s gate said to undergo repairs during next regular maintenance repairs.