Grounding off North Falster
The "Baltic Madonna", with a draft of 4.9 meters, ran aground on the Grønsund fairway off North Falster near Stubbekøbing in the evening of Apr 9, 2018, at 6.45 p.m. The Danish Navy attended with the "Aries" from Vordingborg which had on board a crew of eight volunteers to inspect the ship and create an overview. The fairway was blocked for larger ships. The vessel refloated the following morning at 12.40 a.m. without assistance with the high tide. The ship has sailed up around Vordingborg, where it has dropped anchor at 3.30 a.m. for investigations by the Sydsjællands and Lolland-Falster Police and a check of the hull. Actually there were no signs of pollition. The SAR-boat "MHG 016" (MMSI: 219019034) was on standby. The "Baltic Madonna" had sailed from from Copenhagen at 11 a.m. and was bound to Nyborg with a cargo of containers and large rolls of steel. The vessel heaved anchor after investigations in the foremidday and headed to Nyborg, being escorted by the anti pollution vessel "Marie Miljø". She entered the port of Nyborg at 2.50 p.m. and sailed again at 7.45 p.m., bound to Kristiansand, ETA Apr 12, 7 a.m.
Lock allision in Brunsbuettel
On May 9, 2012, the "Nordic Chantal" at 1.30 a.m. allided with the gate of the southern old lock in Brunsbuettel when entering the Kiel Canal. The ship was enroute Antwerp - Hallstavik. Both lock gate and ship suffered significant damage. After formalities the vessel left the lock two hours after the accident. The ship was still moored at the pilings in the canal port of Brunsbuettel in the foremidday.Upload News