Tug pushing 3 barges contacted bridge, Biloxi USA

Tug MISS LAURIE pushing 3 tugs contacted Popp’s Ferry Bridge in Biloxi, Mississippi city on the Gulf of Mexico, while entering Biloxi, in the afternoon Jul 14. Bridge was closed for about 4 hours for inspection, no structural damages reported. Reportedly barges contacted pylons, bridge was said to be closed for another check in the morning Jul 15. no reports on barges, tug damages. they berthed at Biloxi at night Jul 15.
Pusher tug MISS LAURIE, MMSI 367460960, GT 82, flag USA.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.