The Patria was in collision with the Malta-flagged tank m/v San Benedetto (IMO: 9155248) in the early hours of Oct 23, 2010, in the Kiel Canal near Schwartenbek. The Patria ran into the approaching San Benedetto thereby suffering gashs at the port side foreship and damage at the superstructure. The vessel reached Hamburg at 2.30 pm. The San Benedetto moored at the Bominflot Quay after it reached the North Harbour in Kiel at 2.30 a.m.
Damage seen at the superstructure of tanker San Benedetto
San Benedetto IMO 9155248, dwt 4780, built 1997, flag Malta.
Patria IMO 9159921, dwt 5795, built 1999, flag Antigua.