AIS VIDEO replay - Kiel Canal closed after collision between SIDERFLY and CORAL IVORY

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The collision between the vessels SIDERFLY and CORAL IVORY lead to closure of the Kiel Canal. The video bellow is showing the way the 2 ships collided. The accident happened in the morning today in 2am (UTC) in the south part of the canal.

The crash lead to closure of the lock pairs in Kiel and Brunsbüttel. Tugs Wolf, Luchs and Parat quickly went to the place of the accident and helped SIDERFLY that was damaged and there was water inrgess and the danger of sinking is real. CORAL IVORY in other hand was less damaged and had to be moored at Brunsbüttel bunkering station.

The cargo of both vessels were fertilizers and CORAL IVORY was sailing to Finland, SIDERFLY was sailing to Antwerp. There are no injured people from the crew members.

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