• Short Summary

    THE NORTH SEA CANAL, THE MAIN WATERWAY TO AMSTERDAM, WAS COMPLETELY BLOCKED TODAY (THURSDAY) AFTER TWO FREIGHTERS COLLIDED LAST NIGHT.

  • Description

    THE NORTH SEA CANAL, THE MAIN WATERWAY TO AMSTERDAM, WAS COMPLETELY BLOCKED TODAY (THURSDAY) AFTER TWO FREIGHTERS COLLIDED LAST NIGHT. THE SHIPS ARE THE 7,646 TON DUTCH FREIGHTER AVERDYK AND THE 2,908 TON PANAMANIAN VESSEL, ALEXANDRA K. THE ALEXANDRA K WHICH IS CARRYING A CARGO OF PITCH IS REPORTED TO BE EXTENSIVELY DAMAGED BELOW THE WATERLINE.

    WHILE TUGS AND SALVAGE VESSELS WORK STEADILY TO CLEAR THE CANAL, THE PORT OF AMSTERDAM HAS COME TO A STANDSTILL. AT LEAST TWENTY SHIPS ARE REPORTED AT ANCHOR WAITING TO ENTER THE CANAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB4T657GZHNR8KMGX5PWWE9SVJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAB4T657GZHNR8KMGX5PWWE9SVJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/03/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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