Container ship collided with berth in Colombo, both damaged

Container ship GANTA BHUM collided with pier at Jaya Container Terminal, Colombo, on Mar 16, while berthing, reported Felixstowe Dockers. Photos show damages sustained both by ship and by gantry crane on pier. All photos full-scale at
Container ship GANTA BHUM, IMO 9110937, dwt 18168, capacity 1128 TEU, built 1995, flag Singapore, manager RCL Singapore.



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