Repairs of collision damage completed
The "Splittnes" departed from Bremerhaven after completition of repairs at Lloyd Yard on Feb 2 bound for Immingham als first port of call where it moored on Feb 6, sailing further to Kingston upon Hull and Jelsa, while the Panama-flagged container m/v "Mol Efficiency" remains at the Columbus Quay in Bremerhaven since Jan 19 after the repair was completed.
While the "Mol Efficiency" (IMO: 9251365) is still under "wet repair" at the Lloyd-Yard Bremerhaven with the bow trimmed down to get the rudder gear above water, the "Splittnes" departed from the Columbus Quay on Nov 30 at 7 a.m. and moored at Lloyd Yard at 8.20 a.m. for drydocking in the small floating dock. German report with photo: http://www.radiobremen.de/nachrichten/kurz_notiert/kunosplitnessimdock100.html Photo of Mol Efficiency under repair: http://forum-schiff.de/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23#p68032
Gravel cargo unloaded
On Nov 26 the "MOL Efficiency" sailed to the Lloyd-Yard where repairs of the steering gear started immediately. The "Splittnes" unloaded its cargo on Nov 27 at the bulkterminal in Bremerhaven and is meanwhile back on even keel. Photos of both vessels: http://forum-schiff.de/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23Upload News