Repairs in Bremerhaven completed
The repairs of the allision damage of the "Alexander von Humboldt", which had started on Mar 19 in Bremerhaven were completed by May 29, and the ship left the fishing port at 10.30 a.m., bound for Murmansk, ETA July 5.
Allision in Hamburg
On Mar 14, 2016, at 4:38 a.m. the "Alexander von Humboldt" suffered engine failure on the Elbe sailing downstream from the Köhlbrand towards the fishing port. The dredger allided with the midddle quay, damaging the roof of a building with offices of the Kotug company on the quay on a length of 10 meters before backing out of the fishing port again. It was escorted by tugs to the Kronprinzen Quay. The bow suffered significant damage, as did the quay in the fishing port and the building. The water police was on scene with three boats, also the fire rescue attended. German report with photos: http://www.abendblatt.de/hamburg/hamburg-mitte/article207192275/Alexander-von-Humboldt-rammt-Kai-und-Buerogebaeude.html http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=2426964Upload News