LPG tanker STELLA KOSAN avoided collision with bridge at the last minute, Rotterdam
LPG tanker STELLA KOSAN avoided collision with Spijkenisserbrug Bridge, Maas, Rotterdam, thanks to vessel’s alertness and timely maneuvering. Understood drawn bridge was closed without proper warning at 2125 LT Aug 7, tanker avoided collision by reversing to full astern, vessel was stopped some 100 meters from the bridge. Tug assisted tanker to avoid grounding. An hour or so later tanker resumed sailing, and safely passed the bridge.