German freighter grounding, Weser

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Nov 01, 2023 at 01:22 in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko

​  German freighter grounding, Weser

General cargo ship BOTHNIA FIN suffered

steering failure shortly after leaving Brake, Weser river, and ran aground onto Harriersand island coast, at around 1900 UTC Oct 30. The ship was refloated with tug assistance and towed back to Brake, where she was berthed at around 2200 UTC same day. After PSC inspection and class safety confirmation, the ship was allowed to resumed voyage, she left Brake in the evening Oct 31. BOTHNIA FIN is ballasting from Brake to Hamburg, ETA Nov 1.