Bulk carrier CONQUISTADOR loaded with coal from USA allided with a pier in Yuzhniy Port, Ukraine, Black sea, while shifting berth, with pilot on board. Pier was damaged, bulk carrier sustained bow dent.
Russian media went into joyful hysterics over this accident (Russia occupied Crimea and invaded Ukrainian mainland territories, de-facto being at aggressive war with Ukraine, hence so much joy over accident), describing it as a major disaster, with stunning mistakes in accident description. They wrongly named the vessel as VICTORIA, some wrote, that ''Amercian tanker (!) loaded with coal devastated Ukrainian port'' - so on and so forth. Never take anything Russian media publish for granted.
Photo from http://volnorez.com.ua
Bulk carrier CONQUISTADOR, IMO 9724635, dwt 209090, built 2016, flag Malta, manager TMS DRY LTD, Greece.
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