The Singapore-flagged Maersk Leon boxship is having its hull checked today following a collision while berthing in Bremerhaven yesterday morning. The 8,850 teu ship smashed into a berth at the German port at 06:30 hrs yesterday, with local reports suggesting the ship suffered a 2 m long gash above the waterlines. No crew were injured.
The vessel has some hull damage currently under review. The repair time is unknown as of now but not expected to be extensive,” a spokesperson for Maersk told Splash, adding that there had been no environmental impact.