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

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 salvage contract and invoked the SCOPIC Clause. Barge successfully refloated on the 19th of January 2020.

Date of incident:   December 31st, 2019
Location:   Off Ventspils, Latvia

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Brief description of events: Whilst waiting to enter Songdong port, to load a cargo of steel, the vessel grounded during severe weather and sea state conditions, resulting in a damaged hull. Subsequently water entered the cargo holds resulting in a portside list. The Master decided to abandoned the vessel and all 18 crewmembers were safely rescued. Finally, the vessel capsized and sank in a water depth of about 30 meters.

Date of incident:   November 28th, 2019
Location:   Bay of Tonkin, Vietnam

MV NORDANA SOPHIE MV NORDANA SOPHIE MV NORDANA SOPHIE

Brief description of events: Whilst departing from the port with about 4,200 cars on board the vessel developed a severe list to portside and subsequently capsized and grounded in the entrance channel to the port. All crew members, of which some were trapped in the engine room compartment were rescued. OPA-90 providers Donjon-SMIT entered into a LOF contract with the Owners and invoked the SCOPIC Clause. 

Date of incident:   September 8th, 2019
Location:   Brunswick, USA

MV GOLDEN RAY MV GOLDEN RAY MV GOLDEN RAY MV GOLDEN RAY

Brief description of events: On her final voyage to Chittagong, where she was supposed to be scrapped, the rig, whilst being towed, developed a list and subsequently capsized in the Bay of Bengal. After a few days floating in a capsized position the rig sunk. 

Date of incident:   June 19th, 2019
Location:   Bay of Bengal

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Barge TRIAS

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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