Bulk carrier breached after pier contact, Dominican Republic VIDEO

Bulk carrier DYNAMIC STRIKER struck pier while berthing at Puerto Plata port, Dominican Republic, in the afternoon Mar 25, on arrival from St. Rose, USA. Bulk carrier suffer large portside hull breach right above bulbous bow, anchored after contact, and later was berthed. Pier lost a big chunk of concrete.
Bulk carrier DYNAMIC STRIKER, IMO 9493652, dwt 56736, built 2010, flag Isle of Man, manager SAFBULK MARITIME SA, Greece.



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