Collision on Wester Scheldt
The "Dan Fighter" was in collision with the "Maersk Genoa" on April 4, 2017, at 2.30 p.m. at Borssele between Breskens and Flushing on the Wester Scheldt. The container ship suffered a breach at the stern above the waterline. No containers were lost, no injuries. Both ships were advised to drop anchor. The tug "Union 5" was standing by the boxship. The "Dan Fighter" which resumed the voyage in the evening, was enroute from Bilbao to Antwerp, the "Maersk Genoa" had just left Antwerp bound to Bremerhaven. Investigations of AIS reports for the incident indicate that the collision occurred at 09:20 Gmt with both ships moving on about 20 minute later to anchor as advised.
Seaspan takes delivery of Maersk Genoa
Seaspan Corporation (NYSE:SSW) announced Friday (Sept 09) that it accepted delivery of a 10000 TEU containership, the Maersk Genoa. The new containership, which was constructed at Jiangsu Yangzi Xinfu Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., is Seaspan's eleventh 10000 TEU SAVER design containership and fifth delivery in 2016.Upload News