Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Tugs

Yesterday a terrible accident happened inside the floating dry dock: a beam supporting the research vessel “Urania” collapsed and the ship leaned on one side, injuring several workers and killing one.

We keep going with our port in the early morning: for the previous installments please check the links below.
Tug Fratelli Neri, IMO 9393125, port of Livorno
The tug “Fratelli Neri” at 6:54 AM.
Ro-ro cargo MN Pelican, IMO 9170999, port of Livorno
The ro-ro cargo “MN Pelican” at 6:57 AM.
Tug Alfredo Neri,  IMO 9207106, port of Livorno
Pilot boat LI 10066, port of Livorno
The tug “Alfredo Neri” at 6:58 AM and a pilot boat at 6:59 AM.

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- The Red Fishing Boat - MSC Diego

See also: A Longer Urania - Fratelli Neri - Alfredo Neri
External links: Roll-on/roll-off (Wikipedia) - Neri Group (Official site)
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15 comments:

William Kendall said...

Impressive ships, but awful how life can turn like that in an instant.

Michelle said...

One never knows what a day will bring. Very sad.

Kate said...

Whenever someone is killed in an accident it is a tragedy.

Revrunner said...

So sorry about the news. It's a risky business, I'm sure, even under the best of conditions.

Tanya Breese said...

oh that is so sad...i hope the injured ones survive.

Tanya Breese said...

oh that is so sad...i hope the injured ones survive.

Dina said...

Very tragic that the accident happened right there at your dry dock.
Life in the port goes on, though, as you beautiful pictures show.

Halcyon said...

That's terrible news. So sorry to hear it. :(

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Accidents can happen anywhere, but they are especially brutal on the water.

Janis
GDP

Sharon Anck said...

So sorry to hear about the accident. Your port is a very busy one.

EG CameraGirl said...

How terrible there was an accident!

Karl Demetz said...

So sorry about these news, VP.

Birdman said...

I like the look of that Pelican.

RedPat said...

A terrible event.

cieldequimper said...

Oh no, that isn't good news...