EVER GIVEN sister ship EVER GENTLE troubled in Taipei, Taiwan

Another EVERGEEN mega container ship was troubled, EVER GIVEN sister ship EVER GENTLE, at Taipei Port, Taiwan, at around midday Mar 27, during cargo operations. Gantry crane struck ship’s funnel, severely damaging it. Crane and funnel were parted in some two hours, EVER GENTLE left Taipei shortly after mishap, bound for Yantian, China.
Container ship EVER GENTLE, IMO 9820922, GT 217612, capacity 20388 TEU, built 2020, flag Liberia, manager SHOEI KISEN KK.



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