How a German container ship went ashore in Hong Kong

What exactly happened on the bridge of Hansa Constitution when the almost 200 meters long German container ship just about ran ashore in Hong Kong? Watch the video below and judge for yourself.

Photo: Jan Grarup

The people living around the coast of Pok Fu Lam in Hong Kong got quite a surprise yesterday when a 193 meters long container ship was getting closer and closer to the shore.

The captain managed to stop the ship's momentum when it was just a few meters from hitting some soccer fields at the University of Hong Kong, thus allowing the locals to keep their soccer fields.

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