Ro-ro ferry collided with bridge, breached, Rotterdam VIDEO

Ro-ro cargo ferry SIXTINE, serving Hull UK – Rotterdam line, in the morning Apr 7 contacted Calandbrug Bridge, Botlek, Rotterdam, on arrival from Hull. The ship suffered a breach in starboard ballast tank area above waterline, followed by ballast water leak, watch video. As of morning Apr 8, the ship remained at Rotterdam. Strong gusty wind is thought to be the cause of the accident, she was assisted by tug or tugs while maneuvering to enter, but contacted bridge nevertheless.
Ro-ro cargo ship SIXTINE, IMO 9831165, GT 50443, built 2019, flag Malta, manager COBELFRET FERRIES NV.



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