Ship Accident on the Rhine

On 11.12.2017 at 06:30 o’clock a ship accident happened in the area of ​​Weißenthurm. The captain of a tanker ship wanted to get a car on board. For this purpose, he arrested a stationary cargo motor ship, which was already connected to a sheet pile wall by means of lines.

During the passing of another freight motor ship, the moorings ripped both vehicles. The Tankmotorschiff then fell towards the middle of the stream and collided there with a downhill tanker. All three ships were subject to property damage. Property Damage of Viktoria Jaegers

A vehicle involved in the accident was prohibited from continuing to drive until it was determined that it was suitable for driving. The shipping was not hindered here.

 

Source: Presse Portal