Container ship AS FLORETTA breached in collision, France

Container ship AS FLORETTA on Apr 9 reportedly suffered hull breach in fore section portside below waterline in a collision with pier at Radicatel Terminal, Seine river, France. Details of accident unknown, breach is at least meter wide, just below waterline. The ship reportedly is to undergo repairs at Le Havre.
Container ship AS FLORETTA, IMO 9395056, dwt 18279, capacity 1284 TEU, built 2007, flag Portugal, manager AHRENKIEL STEAMSHIP GMBH & CO.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.