Cargo ship hit pier at Alesund Norway, both damaged

General cargo ship EGBERT WAGENBORG collided with pier at Alesund, Norway, in the morning Mar 23, while berthing. The ship sustained 4-meters breach in ballast tank starboard area, see photo. Pier also sustained damages. The ship is to remain at Alesund until breach patched, investigation under way. Cause of accident not yet clear.
General cargo ship EGBERT WAGENBORG, IMO 9802695, dwt 14330, built 2017, flag Netherlands, manager WAGENBORG SHIPPING BV.



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