Car carrier GLOVIS CORONA UPDATE Dec 31: docked at Bremerhaven

Dec. 29, 2016 at 15:13 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Dec 31 UPDATE: GLOVIS CORONA moved to Bremerhaven and was docked in the afternoon Dec 31, after vessel was put on even keel by ballasting. Further trip is cancelled.

Dec 30 UPDATE: GLOVIS CORONA is to be taken to Bremerhaven and docked on Dec 31 in the morning, to offload some 1800 cars and reportedly, at least 1 tank. Tank or tanks destination unknown.

Car carrier GLOVIS CORONA at night Dec 26 suffered cargo shift on cargo decks while en route from Hamburg to Gothenburg and from there to Middle East, being caught in rough weather east of Cuxhaven, North Sea. Vessel turned back and was brought to anchor at outer anchorage Bremerhaven in the afternoon Dec 27. Vessel developed portside list of some 15 degrees, ballasting didn’t bring her on even keel. Considering the list, it is difficult, if not impossible, to dock GLOVIS CORONA at Bremerhaven. As of 1500 UTC Dec 29, vessel is in the same position.



GLOVIS CORONA moving to Bremerhaven

Car carrier GLOVIS CORONA UPDATE Dec 31: docked at Bremerhaven