Brief description of events: Casualty lost rudder in gale force conditions and required tug assistance. Tug MAHANUARA managed to make the towing connection and the casualty was towed to Kaohsiung for repairs.

Date of incident:   May 5th, 2008
Location:   Taiwan Strait

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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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