Storm Xavier lashed out at Japanese car carriers, Germany
Car carrier SPLENDID ACE
Car carrier SPLENDID ACE broke off her moorings at Emden in the afternoon Oct 5, during cyclone Xavier pass. Vessel drifted into fairway, it took four tugs to bring her to control and take to berth. understood no damages sustained. Information provided by Timsen, vesseltracker.com
Car carrier CYGNUS LEADER
Car carrier CYGNUS LEADER broke off her moorings at Bremerhaven in the afternoon Oct, during cyclone Xavier pass. Vessel drifted onto berthed car carrier ASIAN KING (IMO 9203291), and reportedly sustained damage to stern ramp. She was taken back to berth by tugs. ASIAN KING left Bremerhaven as scheduled, CYGNUS LEADER remained in port, as of 0600 UTC Oct 6 she was still docked.
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