Biggest floating library in the world reportedly collided with bulk carrier

Local media reported collision between biggest in the world floating library LOGOS HOPE and bulk carrier DESERT OSPREY at 408 kilometer mark near Punta Alvear Cargill, Parana river, Argentina. It was a contact, ships brushed each other without inflicting serious damages. Local media dated accident Sat Jun 29, but it’s obviously, a mistake, it should happen earlier, on Jun 26 most probably. LOGOS HOPE reached next port of call after completing Parana cruise, Buenos Aires, in the evening Jun 28, DESERT OSPREY passed Parana river estuary and sailed into Rio de La Plata on Jun 28. Both ships were inspected after accident.
Floating library LOGOS HOPE, IMO 7302914, GT 12519, built 1973, flag Malta, owner DOULOS.
Bulk carrier DESERT OSPREY, IMO 9712955, dwt 55837, built 2015, flag Marshall Islands, manager ATLANTIC BULK CARRIERS MGMT, Greece (EQUASIS).



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