Bulk carrier struck pier, both damaged, Yangtze river VIDEO

Bulk carrier HUA JIANG 17 lost control and smashed into pier at Hauifu Grain Terminal, Taizhou, Jiangsu Province, Yangtze river, on Sep 13. Pier reportedly, was severely damaged, no news on ship’s damages, but from the looks of collision, damages may be serious.
Bulk carrier HUA JIANG 17 IMO 9630822, dwt 47209, built 2012, flag HK, manager JIANGSU HUAJIANG MARINE CO LTD (EQUASIS).



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