German container ship damaged gantry crane, detained
Container ship NAGOYA EXPRESS contacted gantry crane at International Container Terminal, Hai Phong, on Jun 7, while unmooring, said Port Administration official on Jun 19. The ship berthed at Terminal on Jun 6, on arrival from Cai Mep, Saigon. She remained berthed at Terminal until Jun 9, on Jun 9 was moved to Hai Phong outer anchorage, and as of morning Jun 20, was still at anchor.
$5 mil gantry crane was critically damaged, crane is bent and kept from collapsing by supporting pillars, said vnexpress.net, see pic. No reports on ship’s damages. She’s probably, detained for investigation, damages assessment and ruling on loss cover.
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