EVER mega container ship troubled in Rotterdam

Ultra Large Container Vessel EVER GENTLE broke off her moorings in the evening Feb 6 at Maasvlakte, Rotterdam, in strong wind. The giant ship didn’t break loose totally, only her fore part, with stern lines still holding on. Tugs immediately responded, moving fore back to berth. No damages, no injures reported. EVER GENTLE is to leave Rotterdam toady Feb 7, bound for Felixstowe.
Container ship EVER GENTLE, IMO 9820922, GT 217612, capacity 20388 TEU, built 2020, flag Liberia, manager SHOEI KISEN KK.



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