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Container ship crashed into pier, Taiwan VIDEO

Container ship ASIATIC SUN contacted the pier while berthing at Taichung Port, Taiwan, at around 0000 UTC Dec 26, on arrival from Taipei, Taiwan. The ship’s bow/forecastle was severely damaged, see the video. Some 5-7 meters of the pier were also damaged or destroyed. ASIATIC SUN was berthed after an accident and remains at the port.

Container Ship ASIATIC SUN is currently located at CHINA – East China Sea at position 24° 16′ 29.3″ N, 120° 31′ 35.0″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-12-26 14:56 UTC (1 minute ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from the Northeast direction at force 8 Beaufort.
The vessel is currently at port TAICHUNG, TW after a voyage of 9 hours, 45 minutes originating from port KEELUNG, TW.
ASIATIC SUN (IMO: 9402768) is a Container Ship that was built in 2008 (13 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Singapore.
Its carrying capacity is 1049 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 8.3 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 142.7 meters and her width is 22.6 meters


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Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko + Marine Traffic

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