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VIDEO: Container barge misjudges height and hits bridge in Rotterdam

PortandTerminal.com, July 1, 2020

ROTTERDAM – An inland barge loaded with containers struck Willemsbrug Bridge in Rotterdam today knocking four or five empty containers overboard.

The bridge was slightly damaged and closed for traffic. The barge remains stuck under the bridge.

Containers afloat in river
Containers afloat in river
Ship crane container overboardezp
Salvage operations underway

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