Mega container ship mishap in Busan VIDEO

Container ship MILANO BRIDGE in the afternoon Apr 6 contacted gantry crane 85 at Busan New Port container terminal while proceeding to berth 7 with pilot on board, then she contacted berthed container ship SEASPAN GANGES, and moving on momentum further on, contacted cranes 81 and 84. Crane 85 collapsed, cranes 81 and 84 were derailed, crane 85 operator was slightly injured. SEASPAN GANGES left port shortly after accident, understood damages were slight or none. MILANO BRIDGE as of 1100 UTC wasn’t yet moored, probably because of crane debris on her stern.
Container ship MILANO BRIDGE, IMO 9757187, dwt 146931, capacity 13870 TEU, built 2018, flag Panama, operator ONE.
Container ship SEASPAN GANGES, IMO 9630365, dwt 115177, built 2014, flag HK.

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