Container ship hit pier at Reykjavik

Container ship NAJA ARCTICA severely damaged wharf at Reykjavik port, Iceland, on arrival in the morning May 26. The ship hit pier while berthing, rendering one of the berths unusable for at least a month, total damages cost estimated to be well above 100,000 USD. The ship left Reykjavik same day, bound for Greenland, so understood NAJA ARCTICA damages were minimal.
Container ship NAJA ARCTICA, IMO 9100229, dwt 9566, capacity 782 TEU, built 1994, flag Denmark, manager ROYAL ARCTIC LINE A/S.

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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.