Another mega container ship in serious trouble, this time it’s MSC ship

Mega container ship MSC TINA contacted pier on Mar 27 at Ambarli Port, Turkey, said Turkish Maritime General Directorate. The ship arrived at Ambarli, Istanbul, from Evyap Turkey, and understood to contact pier while maneuvering to berth. The ship sustained serious hull damages, pier was also damaged. As of evening Mar 28, the ship was anchored at port anchorage, she probably, wasn’t even berthed and taken away to anchorage after the accident. The ship is serving East Asia – Med line.
Container ship MSC TINA, IMO 9762340, dwt 200148, capacity 19170 TEU, built 2017, flag Liberia, manager MSC Geneva.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.