Container ship CHRISTOPHER ran onto Kiel Canal embankment approaching Brunsbuettel in the afternoon Jun 7. The ship was freed with the help of the tug and according to track, berthed near grounding site, for inspection. She was allowed to resume transit early in the morning Jun 8. CHRISTOPHER reached port of destination Hamburg in the afternoon Jun 8, extent of damages unknown. Master of the ship said to be blamed for accident. It is interesting to note, that the ship grounded broadside, rather unusual angle for such kind of accidents.
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