Maersk Kalmar sailing again
The repairs of the collision damage of the "Maersk Kalmar",suffered in the accident with the "Conmar Avenue", was conpleted by Schiedam Yard in Rotterdam on July 3. The ship left the Wilton Port at 10 a.m. and docked at the Europe Port at 1.30 p.m. On July 4 around 6 p.m. it shifted to the APM Terminal before sailing towards the Suez Canal.
Repair at Damen Shiprepair in Schiedam due to start
The "Maersk Kalmar" left Bremerhaven on May 12 at 10.20 a.m. and berthed at the APM Terminal in Rotterdam on Apr 13 at 10.15 p.m. After the cargo was unloaded, it was expected at the Schiedam Yard of Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam on May 16 at 10 p.m. for repairs of the collision damage. The "Conmar Avenue" was undergoing repairs at Bredo Shipyard in Bremerhaven.
Six containers lost after collision went adrift on the Weser
After its collision with the "Conmar Avenue" around 4 p.m. on May 7 the "Maersk Kalmar" berthed at the Strom Quay in Bremerhaven at 5.20 p.m. Nonoe of its crew of 28 was hurt. The casualty command in Cuxhaven took over the on-scene-command at 6 p.m. An oil surveillance flight started, but no pollutants were reported. The "Conmar Avenue" which had run aground following the collision was pulled off by tugs at 6.30 p.m. and was docked at the Stromquay around 9.30 p.m. The ship had come from Kotka at the time of the accident. Its crew of 15 reained uninjured too. The ship, however, lost some containers from deck which were treated by on the whole five tugs which tried to get the boxes under control. The anti pollution vessel "Neuwerk" established a security zone. The emergence tug "Nordic" was dispatched for further assistance in the Weser estuary and was on site on May 8 at 1 a.m. The lost containers were to be recovered after daybreak on May 8. The Weser traffic was reopened for ships with a depth of up to 9,5 meters. During the night hours, six containers broke lose from the tugs in the strong current. Two were recovered by the "Neuwerk", but four went adrift in the wetlands and were surveyed by radar. The sonar ship "Zenit" of the Shipping Authority Bremerhaven was surveying the fairway of the Weser. Photos: http://www.havariekommando.de/presse/gallery.php.html?file=bildergalerie/2013_05_07/index.html&oid=7277&tsize=1 http://www.havariekommando.de/presse/gallery.php.html?file=bildergalerie/2013_05_07/DSC_0060.JPG&oid=7294&tsize=1#inhalt http://www.havariekommando.de/presse/gallery.php.html?file=bildergalerie/2013_05_07/DSC_0058.JPG&oid=7295&tsize=1#inhaltUpload News