MSC boxship collided with Russian freighter off Skagen
In the night of Feb 2, 2011, shortly after midnight the "MSC Eyra", while sailing from Helsinki to Antwerp, was in collision with the "Baltiyskiy-109", around 10 miles northwest of Skagen. Thursday, 03.Feb.2011, 09:47 (GMT+3)
In the night of Feb 2, 2011, shortly after midnight the "MSC Eyra", while sailing from Helsinki to Antwerp, was in collision with the "Baltiyskiy-109", around 10 miles northwest of Skagen. Nio injuries, no oil spill reported. The "MSC Eyra" suffered a few scratches and was permitted to continue the voyage by the Danish authorities, whereas the "Baltiskiy-109", which had departed 5 hours before from Frederikshavn bound to Bilbao, was damaged above the waterline and was ordered to anchor in ├ůlb├Žk Bay. The anti pollution vessel "Mette Milj├Ş" was sent to the site and was monitoring the "Baltiyskiy-109".
Baltiyskiy-109 IMO 7612515, dwt 2649, built 1979, flag Dominica, manager/owner Duglas Ltd S-Petersburg Russia. MSC Eyra (maiden name Kapitan Kozlovskiy) IMO 8201648, dwt 21370, capacity 1788 TEU, built 1982, flag Panama, manager MSC Hong Kong.
Third mate on bridge not to be allowed to keep mobile phone during watch. DPA of this ship Arvind Sharma be sensured and PSC at Antwerp be asked to check the vessel in detail. Representative Tripathi of this company MSC in antwerp be transferred.
Mahendra SinghTuesday, 10.May.2011, 07:27
The DPA of this vessel Arvind Sharma be taken to task for not overhauling the steering gear and master captain javed for allowing third mate on bridge with mobile phone with internet facility- not keeping proper watch