MAERSK container ship broke off her moorings, contacted another container ship in Livorno

Container ship MAERSK SHEERNESS broke off her moorings by strong wind gusts at Livorno Italy in the afternoon Jan 24, drifted and contacted berthed container ship CHACABUCO. Both ships didn’t sustain any visible damages, both were free to navigate after inspection.
Container ship MAERSK SHEERNESS, IMO 9299939, dwt 97536, capacity 7500 TEU, built 2006, flag Singapore.
Container ship CHACABUCO, IMO 9295957, dwt 68228, capacity 5527 TEU, built 2006, flag Liberia, manager HAPAG-LLOYD AG.



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