Brief description of events: The vessel, an LPG Tanker laden with about 1,585 mtons of cargo and in transit from Bilbao, Spain to Terneuzen, The Netherlands, lost her rudder. Owners contracted sea going tug APL FORWARD to tow the casualty to her final destination.

Date of incident:   February 18th, 2020
Location:   Bay of Biscay, France

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Casualty Name: Barge TRIAS
Brief description of events:
Whilst under tow, the tow line parted during bad weather and sea-state conditions. Subsequently the barge grounded in a nature reserve. Finnish based Salvors Alfons Hàkans were awarded the LOF...

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