General cargo ship Fedor Varaksin allided with berth at Arkhangelsk port

Fedor Varaksin shipThe general cargo ship Fedor Varaksin allided with berth while maneuvering at Arkhangelsk port, Russia. The vessel was maneuvering to berth at the port, but winds and currents pushed her to the berth 22, where allided with the stoner wall. The ship suffered slight damages, but was breached above the waterline and need to have repairs. Fortunately during the accident there was no water ingress at the general cargo ship. The vessel berthed successfully, where will be repaired and inspected by local authorities. There were no injured people and no water pollution during the accident.

The general cargo ship Fedor Varaksin remained afloat and will need of special survey after repair works. The breach is small, but can cause problem for further voyages of the vessel. The traffic at the Russian port in Dvinskiy Bay, White Sea was not affected by the accident.

The general cargo ship Fedor Varaksin (IMO: 7625691) has overall length of 152.00 m, moulded beam of 21.00 m and maximum draft of 5.40 m. The deadweight of the ship is 14,200 DWT and the gross tonnage is 10,133 GRT. The vessel was built in 1977 by Gdansk Shipyard in Poland. The owner and operator of the general cargo ship Fedor Varaksin is Russian company Northern Shipping.