Collision Between 3 Vessels in the Port of Brake 

In the afternoon of Jan 15, 2018, at 2.30 p.m. the caro m/v “Peikko” (IMO: 8324684) collided with two other ships at the pier in the port of Brake, Wesermarsch municipality.

The 55-year-old master had tried to shift berths after unloading operations in port had been completed, but misjudged the tide currents and wind conditions. The vessel hit the bulk carrier “Aracari Arrow (IMO: 9008706) and the “Mistral” which were both moored at the pier.Mistral Collision

The bulk carrier suffered such significant damage that it was detained in port. The hull of the “Peikko” had suffered a breach which had to be welded. The ship was allowed to leave towards Aarhus during the night at approximately 7.30 p.m., ETA Jan 17. The police launched an investigation against the master.

 

Source: Vessel Tracker