Container ships contact accident, Thessaloniki

Port Authority of Thessaloniki reported contact accident involving two container ships, which occurred on Apr 30. Container ship UNI ASSURE while maneuvering in harbor, contacted berthed container ship PACAYA, inflicting slight damages on both ships. Both ships left Thessaloniki in the morning May 1, UNI ASSURE bound for Piraeus, PACAYA bound for Izmir Turkey.
Container ship UNI ASSURE, IMO 9130597, dwt 15511, capacity 1164 TEU, built 1999, flag Panama.
Container ship PACAYA, IMO 9330276, dwt 13749, capacity 1118 TEU, built 2007, flag Antigua.



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