fbpx
Thursday, September 24th, 2020
Home » Shipping » VIDEO: Dramatic footage of ship crashing into bridge

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of ship crashing into bridge

PortandTerminal.com, June 19, 2020

QUITO, ECUADOR – A crane operator in Guayaquil, Ecuador captured dramatic footage of a Chinese ship crashing into a pedestrian bridge at the Ecuadorian Naval Shipyard on June 16th. The Chinese flagged FU YUAN YU LENG 999 lost control when entering a dock and only came to a stop after making contact with the bridge.

The ship involved in the incident was seized by the Ecuadorian authorities in 2017 for fishing illegally in the Galapagos Islands. Upon its seizure, the factory fishing mother ship was found to contain 300 tons of fish including 6,000 finned sharks. Since its seizure, the vessel has been in the possession of the National Navy.

Blue ship crashed into pedestrian bridge
The vessel only came to a stop after hitting an destroying the bridge

Other articles you may find interesting

Copyright © 2020 PortandTerminal.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Check Also

Tanker at dusk. Flag

Venezuela And Iran Ignore U.S. Sanctions Again To Export Crude

BLOOMBERG, SEPTEMBER 22, 2020 An Iran-flagged tanker is loading Venezuelan crude oil | Tehran has …

Container ship.

CMA CGM launch world’s first 23 000 TEU container ship powered by LNG

PortandTerminal.com, September 22, 2020 MARSEILLE – Shipping line CMA CGM announced today that the JACQUES …