RV Kindat Pandaw accidents and incidents

RV Kindat Pandaw cruise ship


Length (LOA)
57 m / 187 ft

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CruiseMapper's RV Kindat Pandaw cruise ship accidents, incidents and law news reports relate to a 36-passenger vessel owned by Pandaw River Cruises. Our RV Kindat Pandaw accidents page contains reports made by using official data from renown online news media sources, US Coast Guard and Wikipedia.

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  • pier collision/allision - 2019 (hit a pontoon bridge on Upper Ganges River, India)

04 December 2019Ship Collision / Allision

In the morning on December 4, 2019, all passengers on the Pandaw riverboat Kindat Pandaw were evacuated after the ship collided with a pontoon bridge on Ganges River (India) while navigating on the river's upper section en route from Kolkata to Varanasi.

Tugboats were called at the scene for assistance. The accident resulted in minor hull damages and no injuries. According to local media sources, the bridge was ripped off its hinges.

Note: Actually, this type of marine accident is called “allision” (striking a fixed object) as opposed to “collision” (striking another vessel).

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