AP REVELIN departure accident, Corpus Christi
Bulk carrier AP REVELIN struck what it seems on photos, a catwalk, at the UT Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, Texas, while leaving Corpus Christi port, at night Jan 5. Vessel suffered mechanical failure, dropped anchor to stop movement, but couldn’t avoid the collision. Vessel reportedly, didn’t suffer serious damages, if any. The constructions vessel collided with, were damaged, extent unknown. Vessel was taken out to outer anchorage by tugs, and brought to anchor. As of 0330 UTC Jan 7, vessel was still at anchorage, status unclear.