COSCO Mega Containership Stuck off Berth at Wilhelmshaven after Hitting Pier

Mega containership COSCO SHIPPING GALAXY (IMO: 9795634) reportedly struck a pier at the container terminal in Jade Weser Port, Wilhelmshaven, during berthing maneuvers on Apr 6.

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While the vessel’s stern has sustained damage, some 150 meters of the pier were also damaged. It isn’t clear what happened next – the giant ship stopped some 300 meters off pier, and as of Apr 8, 4 A.M. UTC, it is still in the same position, surrounded by a few tugs.