Crane collapses after clashing with container ship in Antwerp

A container vessel from shipping line APL on Monday broke its moorings, colliding with a crane that collapsed afterwards. The accident happened in Belgium's Port of Antwerp.

Photo: Jonas Roosens/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix

A crane has collapsed in the Port of Antwerp after being hit by a container ship.

Monday afternoon, vessel APL Mexico City broke its moorings in the Belgian port, after which it drifted into DP World's terminal.

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