FEBRUARY 3, 2016 — The Coast Guard yesterday responded to a vessel allision at mile marker 104.3 on the Mississippi River near New Orleans.
The 116,104 dwt, 2007-built Cyprus flagged tanker Nordbay reportedly struck the Jefferson Parish water intake at mile marker 104 on the Mississippi River.
The vessel was directed to the New Orleans General Anchorage and, while it was in-route, it reportedly allided with the Governor Nicholls Street Wharf.
The vessel sustained a hole in the hull, which reportedly discharged ballast water.
There are no reports of pollution and the incident is under investigation.
The ship's beneficial owner is Nord Reederei Ltd, Limassol, Cyprus. It is managed by Reedferei Nord BV, Amsterdam