Freighter struck floating dock in Poland; Reported oil leak in the area

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Freighter Green Egersund has struck a floating dock in the Polish port of Gdynia.

The incident occurred last Thursday night on August 27 in Gdynia Shipyard basin.

Freighter struck floating dock in Poland; Reported oil leak in the area

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After the collision, both dock and vessel were damaged. There is a report for an oil leak in the area, which was boarded by booms and cleansed soon afterwards.

The 6120-dwt reefer Green Egersund is built 1990 in Kleven Vaerft, Ulsteinvik in Norway. The vessel is sailing under Bahamas flag and is managed by the Polish company Green Management SP Z OO.