German container ship knocked down gantry crane, crushed containers Update
Container ship’s 55-year old Master allegedly is to be blamed for accident, which inflicted serious damages on ship’s bow, see video.
Jan 9 Update: Damaged crane cost is some $5.1 million.
Jan 8: Container ship HANSA MEERSBURG contacted gantry crane at Keelung Port, while maneuvering to berth, at around 1900 Taiwan time Jan 8. Crane was toppled, several containers at crane side crashed. One docker was slightly injured. On photos toppled crane and damaged containers.
Container ship HANSA MEERSBURG, IMO 9373462, dwt 23388, capacity 1740 TEU, built 2007, flag Germany, manager Leonhardt & Blumberg Shipmanagement GmbH & Co. KG.
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