Brief description of events: Casualty caught fire due to lightening during cargo operations. Salvors were able to get the fire under control within 36 hours after the incident occurred. Five crewmembers lost their lives. The remaining cargo on board the casualty was transferred to a receiving vessel and sold to salvage buyers. The casualty itself was declared CTL and scrapped.

Date of incident:   July 26th, 2012
Location:   Labuan, Malaysia

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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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