Turkish tanker contacted 3 inland vessels in Rotterdam

Tanker ATLANTIS ARMONA while maneuvering in Botlek Rotterdam at night Jan 17, went out of control and moved astern instead of ahead, contacting three berthed inland vessels. Tanker damages unknown, but said to be some, inland vessels sustained superficial damages, dents and scratches. Tanker arrived at Botlek in ballast, to load a cargo of flax oil.
Product tanker ATLANTIS ARMONA, IMO 9268162, dwt 3517, built 2004, flag Malta, manager ARMONA DENIZCILIK AS, Turkey.





Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.