Bulk carrier FLORENTIA breached at Southampton

March 26, 2017 at 13:13 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Bulk carrier FLORENTIA contacted concrete quay wall while being pulled out from former King George V dry dock in Southampton, UK, at around 1115 LT Mar 26. Contact tore a 3-meter breach portside in superstructure area, above waterline. Vessel said to load scrap at Southampton, she was banned from sailing and taken to another berth. pilot was on board at the time of allision.

Bulk carrier FLORENTIA breached at Southampton