SCA Logistics is firmly established in Kiel; 500th ship clearance in the Port of Kiel and at the Kiel-Canal

SCA Logistics is firmly established in Kiel; 500th ship clearance in the Port of Kiel and at the Kiel-Canal

SCA Logistics moved its activities to the Ostuferhafen in Kiel 2 ¼ years ago, after the company had started its German operations in Hamburg 52 years ago and most recently continued them in Lübeck. The third …
Jan 10, 2019 /  Curious
Freighter Lists, Spills Cargo, Then Strikes Dock

Freighter Lists, Spills Cargo, Then Strikes Dock

On Friday afternoon, the general cargo vessel Mosvik (ex name Star Vita) took on a list of thirty degrees near the Holtenau entrance to the Kiel Canal. She came close to capsizing, and her crew …
Jul 19, 2017 /  Accidents
Skangas’ new LNG bunker vessel arrives in June 2017

Skangas’ new LNG bunker vessel arrives in June 2017

Skangas’ new LNG bunker vessel, Coralius, arrives in June 2017. Her main operation area will be from the Kiel Canal to mid Norway, including part of the North Sea. Being flexible in terms of location, she can …
Apr 3, 2017 /  Vessels
General cargo ship Hekla grounded in Kiel Canal

General cargo ship Hekla grounded in Kiel Canal

The general cargo ship Hekla grounded in Kiel Canal after engine blackout and loss of propulsion power. The vessel was proceeding in southern direction en route from Gdansk to Bremen, but near Sehestedt …
Jul 6, 2016 /  Accidents
Cargo ship Alesia ran aground in Kiel Canal

Cargo ship Alesia ran aground in Kiel Canal

The general cargo ship Alesia ran aground in the embankment of the Kiel Canal at kilometer 58 on Mar 13, 2016, around 3 a.m. local time. The ship was transiting the canal westbound enroute from Kalmar …
Mar 14, 2016 /  Accidents
Container ship Tina Runs Aground off the Kiel Canal locks in Holtenau, Germany

Container ship Tina Runs Aground off the Kiel Canal locks in Holtenau, Germany

While approaching the locks of the Kiel Canal in Kiel-Holtenau the container ship Tina ran aground on Feb 28, 2016, around 4.30 a.m. local time. Image: FleetMon At 7.05 the ship was refloated by the …
Feb 29, 2016 /  Accidents
Container ship Vera Rambow suffered significant damage in allision in Kiel Canal

Container ship Vera Rambow suffered significant damage in allision in Kiel Canal

En route from Riga to Bremerhaven the containership Vera Rambow was hit into the stern in an allision with the general cargo ship Nordana Sky in the Kiel Canal locks of Brunsbüttel in the morning …
Feb 5, 2016 /  Accidents
Grounding of containership E.R.Visby blocked Kiel Canal

Grounding of containership E.R.Visby blocked Kiel Canal

The Kiel Canal had to be closed for ship traffic on Feb 4, 2016, at 7 p.m. after the E.R. Visby ran into the embankment between Groß Nordsee and Königsförde near Schinkel by yet unknown cause and got …
Feb 5, 2016 /  Accidents
Transporter Bridge rammed by cargo ship Evert Prahm in Rendsburg, Germany (Video)

Transporter Bridge rammed by cargo ship Evert Prahm in Rendsburg, Germany (Video)

On Jan 8, 2016, at 7 a.m. LT the 1598-gt general cargo ship Evert Prahm was in collision with the transporter bridge in Rendsburg which was heavily damaged. Image: m.kn-online.de / Frank Behling  Two …
Jan 8, 2016 /  Accidents
VIDEO: German Warship Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Collided With Container ship Nordic Bremen in Kiel Canal

VIDEO: German Warship Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Collided With Container ship Nordic Bremen in Kiel Canal

A German warship collided with a containership in Germany’s Kiel Canal early Wednesday morning December 9, causing damage to both vessels. Reports say the German Navy frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern collided …
Dec 10, 2015 /  Accidents