German freighter collided with bridge in Rotterdam, lost containers VIDEO

An inland cargo ship loaded with containers struck Willemsbrug Bridge in Rotterdam at around midday Jul 1, and got stuck under the bridge. At least 3 containers fell into water, all reportedly empty. The bridge was slightly damaged, and closed for traffic. Unidentified cargo ship was berthed at Noordereiland. According to ships tracks, the ship in question is German inland cargo ship RHENUS DUISBURG (MMSI 211689390, GT 2900, built 2015).



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