Lithuanian ship collided with 2 bridges in Rhone river near Lyon, France

General cargo ship ARAMIS collided with rail bridge and after first collision, moved further and collided with auto bridge, on river Rhone, France, on Sep 28. According to Lithuanian sources, ship’s bow and superstructure, including bridge, were heavily damaged. Master was treated face cuts inflicted by bridge windows broken glass. Latest ship’s AIS signal received on Sep 27, when ship was approaching Fos, France, en route to Lyon from Naples Italy. The ship was towed to Lyon, and berthed. She’s to be repaired. No information on accident circumstances.
General cargo ship ARAMIS, IMO 9281592, dwt 2250, built 2003, flag Lithuania, manager BALTNAUTIC SHIPPING LTD.

 

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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.