Friday, February 5, 2016

Collision in Kiel Canal Causes Damage

A German containership has been damaged after being struck from behind by another cargo ship in the Kiel Canal. The incident occurred Friday morning in the Brunsbüttel locks involving the Vera...

February 5, 2016
Total Views: 71

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Maritime News

German Warship Collides With Containership in Kiel Canal

A German warship a collided with a containership in Germany’s Kiel Canal Wednesday morning, causing damage to both vessels. Reports say the German Navy frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern collided with the Cyprus-flagged...

December 9, 2015
Total Views: 71

Friday, March 20, 2015

Kiel Canal Gate Severely Damaged in Ship Collision [Incident Video]

A major blow for shipping through Germany’s Kiel Canal today after a cargo ship crashed into a floodgate as it entered the north chamber of the lock complex in Brunsbüttel, causing...

March 20, 2015
Total Views: 115

Monday, November 24, 2014
Maritime News

Kiel Canal Lock Gate Severely Damaged by Ship Strike, Full Replacement Needed

A cargo ship struck a lock gate in a chamber of the Kiel Canal in Germany on Monday, causing damage so severe that the gate will need to be replaced entirely.

November 24, 2014
Total Views: 46

Thursday, November 7, 2013

MV Siderfly Removed from Germany’s Kiel Canal – UPDATE

The stricken MV Siderfly has been removed from Germany's Kiel Canal after more than a week after a collision left the vessel grounded and heavily listing along the canal embankment.

November 7, 2013
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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Kiel Canal Reopens After Bulldozers Secure Half-Sunk MV Siderfly [PHOTOS]

The Kiel Canal in Germany partially reopened Thursday after a three-day closure caused by a ship collision which left a 100-meter cargo ship on the verge of sinking into the...

October 31, 2013
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Kiel Canal Collision: MV Siderfly Damage Worse Than Expected, Waterway Remains Closed

Authorities in Germany say it is still unclear when the Kiel Canal will be re-opened to vessel traffic after salvors determined that damage to the holed MV Siderfly following Monday's ship collision is worse than originally thought.

October 30, 2013
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Monday, October 28, 2013

Collision Closes Germany’s Kiel Canal

A collision between a cargo ship and a LPG carrier early Monday morning has closed Germany's Kiel Canal, leaving the cargo ship heavily listing and leaking diesel into the busy waterway.

October 28, 2013
Total Views: 54