Brief description of events: The vessel ran aground whilst heading for the Balintang Channel for the Chinese port of Lianyungang. The vessel experienced heavy weather and rough sea state conditions, which reportedly caused a shift of the nickel ore cargo. Salvors SEMCO and T&T Salvage were contracted under a LOF 2011, with the SCOPIC Clause invoked.

Date of incident:   July 17th, 2015
Location:   Luzon, Philippines

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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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