Tanker Georg Essberger allided with Stena quay in Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

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The chemical/oil products tanker Georg Essberger suffered an engine blackout on the New Waterway near Hoek van Holland (Netherlands) on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 19).

Tanker Georg Essberger allided with Stena quay in Hoek van Holland, Netherlands

Image: Hannes van Rijn

Due to the engine problem the ship allided with a quay of a Stena Line terminal in spite of an emergency anchoring maneuver.

Tanker Georg Essberger suffered bow damage after allision with Stena quay in Hoek van Holland on Jan 19, 2016.

Image: Djaj Wilkens

The ship was underway from the Botlek in Rotterdam to the North sea.

Tanker Georg Essberger allided with Stena quay in Hoek van Holland on January 19, 2016.

Image: Djaj Wilkens

As a result of the allision, the tanker suffered bow damage. The vessel was towed back to the STR terminal in Rotterdam.

Tanker Georg Essberger was towed back to the STR terminal in Rotterdam after allision with Stena quay in Hoek van Holland on Jan 19, 2016.

Image: Djaj Wilkens

Source: www.rijnmond.nl