Accident The collision in the port of Brest caused no injuries and caused no pollution
A liner broke its moorings in the port of Brest on November 21, 2022 due to the wind (illustration). — J. F. Monier/AFP
The wind blew; strong this Monday at; Brest. Placed on yellow alert for strong winds, the city du Ponant was the scene of a rare accident. In its port, the Renaissance liner broke its moorings, no doubt pushed by the violent gusts that swept through Finistère. Around 2:30 p.m., the imposing liner began to sail. to drift into the harbour. According to the maritime prefecture of the Atlantic, the ship hit another boat which was on the other side. port. The collision with the long LNG carrier caused no injuries. No pollution has been detected. detected.
The alert has been detected. quickly given by the commercial port and several tugs were mobilized in the port to push the imposing liner. Five harbor tugs and an inshore tug, the Buffle, brought the Renaissance back to port. its wharf. According to Ouest-France, two slight indentations were caused. observed in the top of the hull of the LNG carrier Hoegh Gannet, which flies the Singaporean flag. An investigation was carried out. open to shed light on this incident.