One of many disruptions caused by Storm Clodagh saw the 31,356gt/1986 built Princess Seaways (above) blown from her North Shields moorings on the river Tyne on 29th November in 65mph winds. An anchor was quickly dropped but the ship was blown broadside across the river before being rescued by tugs. The following sailing to Ijmuiden that evening was considerably delayed. Back in February 2008 the King Seaways was blown from her moorings and collided with an oil platform.
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