Images have emerged of another gantry crane knocked out of action, days after the spectacular crash of a huge crane at Dubai’s Jebel Ali port.
On May 18, the 180 m long multipurpose vessel Da Zhi allided with the quay at berth 21 at the port of Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire. The Cosco-controlled Da Zhi was coming in to berth at when it hit a gantry crane. The crane tumbled backwards, falling onto a number of containers.
There were no reports of injuries or pollution. The site is being cleaned up now, but Splash understands port operations have been hindered from the accident.
A crane collapsed in Dubai at the start of the month when a CMA CGM ship allided with the quayside at Jebel Ali.