Repairs of collision damage completed
The BBC Neptune" left the repair yard German Dry Docks in Bremerhaven on May 17 at 4.15 a.m. after completion of repairs of damages suffered in the collision with the "Delphis Gdansk". First port of call after the repairs was Santos, ETA June 4. The "Delphis Gdansk" remained under repair at the Gdanska Stocznia Remontowa in Gdansk for the time being.
Ship entered repair yard after collision in Great Belt
The "BBC Neptune", being assisted by the tug "Bugsier 1", on Apr 1 at 3 p.m. entered the Lloyd Yard Bremerhaven for repairs of the damage, suffered in the collision with the "Delphis Gdansk" in the Great Belt. The ship was assisted by the tugs "Bugsier 1" and "Bugsier 4". The "Dlphis Gdansk" arrived off St. Petersburg on Apr 2. Photos: https://nok-schiffsbilder.de/modules/myalbum/viewcat.php?cid=6 https://scontent-frt3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/30739601_1793163284084661_5185288092935899993_n.jpg?_nc_cat=0&oh=ba3cbd5e58f9c453c9ec674fd63621c2&oe=5B6F28F1
Avocados and banana drifting on Kattegat beaches
On March 29 both the "BBC Neptune" and the "Delphis Gdanks" remained at anchor in the Great Belt near Kalundborg. The salvage ship "Mira A" (IMO: 9099171) went alongside the "BBC Neptune" in order to remove the debris of two Hapag Lloyd containers hanging over the damaged port side which had fallen onto its deck from the container ship. The contents of these containers meanwhile drifted ashore in the surroundings. Containers as well as avocados and bananas have been floating around in the northern part of the Great Belt since the collision. The fruits which were drifting in the Kattegat started to come ashore at the beaches of Samsø on March 28. The three drifting containers have meanwhile been salvaged, two remained on the bottom. The Maritime Accident Investigation Board ws still collecting data to find out the cause of the accident which may take months. On March 30 both ships left their anchorages with the "Delphis Gdansk" heading to St. Petersburg, ETA Apr 2, and the "BBC Neptune" sailing to Bremerhaven, ETA Apr 1.Upload News