IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: Europe/Mideast

Germany's Kiel canal partially reopened following collision

9:03 AM MDT | October 31, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

The Kiel canal, which runs across Germany and connects the North Sea with the Baltic Sea, has partially reopened, following a collision between two ships. The collision took place on 28 October between a coastal freighter carrying fertilizer and a liquefied petroleum gas tanker. The freighter suffered damage to the hull, with two holes measuring three by five meters, and began listing. The damaged freighter has been stabilized, being fixed by chains to the bank and supported there by three tugs. Ships up to a length of 140 meters are now permitted to slowly pass...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © IHS, Inc.All rights reserved.Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa