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

By Accidents

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.

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

Image: FleetMon

At 7.05 the ship was refloated by the tugs Kiel and Stein after pumping of ballast water.

Three hours after the accident the ship entered the locks again and continued its voyage from Ahus in Sweden to Bremerhaven at 4 p.m. after surveys, as it had suffered only superficial damage.

Source: kn-online.de