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Thursday, March 08, 2007

Container ship turns turtle in Antwerp port


Reported here:
Early this morning a containership capsized in the port of Antwerp. According to local sources it is the Repubblica di Genova owned by Grimaldi Lines.

The cause of the accident is being investigated. Antwerp port authorities reports all crew evacuated in time and there are no casualties.
Lots more photos at the above link.

Photo from International Marine Consultancy

UPDATE 3/12/07: Fred Friendly International gets the hat tip for pointing out this site with many more photos of the wring side up ship.

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