Maltese ro-ro capsized in Algiers Port, Algeria VIDEO

Ro-ro cargo ship IVAN lost stability and capsized at Algiers Port, Algeria, on Sep 29 at around 0100 LT. The ship rested on bottom off pier, remaining partially above waterline and heavy starboard list. Reportedly, stability loss was caused by water ingress on cargo deck, which in its’ turn, was probably caused by faulty ballasting and ensuing list. 17 crew are safe, 6 of them, all Filipino), treated in hospital with slight injures.
Ro-ro cargo ship IVAN, IMO 9112040, GT 8191, built 1996, flag Portugal, operator Glenhallen Shipping Ltd, a Maltese Logistics Operator.



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