Article

Accident in the lock Kiel-Holtenau from Saturday: The official investigations begin


by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 31 August 2020 4439 -

All photos with the kind permission of Peter Jakob. Found on Twitter.

Following the crash on 29.08.2020, the official investigations into the accident are now beginning on site.
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
The motor vessel "Else" damaged the gate of the Kiel-Holtenau lock at 5:00 a.m. on 29 August when it entered the closed gate without a pilot. The vessel didn‘t stop at pilot boarding position, proceeding without a pilot with same speed on GPS-track into closed lock.

A red light clearly signals when the lock gate is closed and entry is prohibited.
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
photo by Peter Jakob
What's your opinion on this?
Login or register to write comments and join the discussion!
Read more...

Video Vessel "ELSE" crashes into closed lock gate in Kiel-Holtenau on 29.08.2020

published on 31 August 2020

Shortly after 5 a.m. local time the vessel “Else” had a collision in the Kiel-Holtenau lock to the Kiel Canal.
The "Else" subject to pilotage passed the pilot's boarding position without taking a sea pilot on board and collided from the outside into the closed gate of the new north lock. The bow bored into the metal construction and the ship was stuck for about six hours.
For more information about this accident see related content below (articles).

1

Article Ship enters closed gate of the Holtenau lock in Kiel Canal

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 August 2020

According to various reports, the motor vessel "Else" damaged the gate of the Kiel-Holtenau lock at 5:00 a.m. on 29 August when it entered the closed gate without a pilot.

3

Article Lock in Kiel-Holtenau is back in operation after accident

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 4 September 2020

According to WSA Kiel-Holtenau: The northern chamber of the Great Lock has been put back into operation. Both chambers are available to the shipping industry.

2

Article Costa Diadema transits Suez under remote pilotage

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 April 2020

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Admiral Osama Rabie announced the successful transit of the Italian passenger ship COSTA DIADEMA in the northbound convoy through the new Suez Canal, coming from the United Arab Emirates heading to Italy. Special measures were applied, as 65 Coronavirus cases were reported on board which required piloting the vessel remotely through pilotage team boarded on two escorting tugs in full coordination with the transit control offices and navigation monitoring stations in a first of its kind scenario in the history of the Suez Canal.

0

Article KAIPTC & Denmark launch Pilot Course to develop Maritime Security Culture in the Gulf of Guinea

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 10 November 2020

This pilot course is the first of the capacity-building efforts of the three-year project on enhancing regional research, capacity building and convening of stakeholders towards a safer maritime domain in the Gulf of Guinea.

0

Video Maiden voyage of HMM Algeciras #3-Busan-loading

published on 10 June 2020

The world's first 24,000 TEU container ship HMM Algeciras made its first domestic call to HPNT in Busan New Port on April 28th. HMM Algeciras loaded a total of 4,500 containers from Busan and headed for China.

0

Article US Coast Guard recalls compliance with pilot transfer agreements

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 27 October 2020

The US Coast Guard has now issued "Marine Safety Information Bulletin 21-20" which repeats the recommendation for pilot transfer agreements.

0

Article Gantry Crane Collision at Kaohsiung Port (Taiwan)

by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 3 June 2021

According to media reports from Taiwan, a collision between an OOCL vessel and a Gantry Crane occurred today (03.06.2021).

1

Video Ship Bridge VR Simulator

published on 6 July 2021

A look into the future of the ship's bridge with new technologies.

1

Article Technical Circular on pilot boarding arrangements by Indian Register of Shipping

by Indian Register of Shipping - published on 25 February 2021

The Indian Register of Shipping has published a Technical Circular on pilot boarding arrangements this week. Here you can download and read the document.

1