Brief description of events: The Casualty ran aground whilst passing the deep-water passage east of Samsoe in the Great Belt. Loaded with 68979 tons of potash divided over seven holds. Salvors decided to conduct a STS operation and off loaded approximately 10.000 tons before the casualty could be refloated.

Date of incident:   Januari 27th, 2008
Location:   Great Belt, Denmark

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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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