NORDIC’s handymax collided with nuclear icebreaker, Arctic

March 15, 2017 at 16:11 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Bulk carrier NORDIC BARENTS allided with nuclear icebreaker VAYGACH while under ice escort in Kara sea, Arctic, Russia. Freighter’s bow struck icebreaker’s wooden fender. Icebreaker said to suffer no damages, bulk carrier sustained hull dent without breaches. Convoy kept navigating through ice. NORDIC BARENTS is en route from Port Dickson Kara sea, to Murmansk.

NORDIC’s handymax collided with nuclear icebreaker, Arctic