Bulk carrier severely damaged, probably while berthing, Greece UPDATE

Jul 30 Update: Confirmed bulk carrier was damaged by collision with pier, while berthing. Bulk carrier suffered 10-meter gash and breaches, pier also sustained damages.

Jul 29: Bulk carrier ERMOUPOLIS spotted severely damaged with hull cuts and breaches in forecastle portside area, above waterline, on Jul 29 at Larymna port, Phthiotis, Greece. The ship has just arrived from Guatemala. According to track, the ship most probably, was damaged while berthing.
Bulk carrier ERMOUPOLIS, IMO 9197088, dwt 24780, built 1998, flag Marshall Islands, manager ALLSEAS INC, Greece (EQUASIS).

 

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.