Brief description of events: The un-geared container vessel RENA was on a coastal voyage from Napier to the Port of Tauranga, North Island, New Zealand having on board some 1,368 containers, a number of them empty, the balance laden with cargo, stowed below and above deck. On board there was some 1,756 cubic meters of Marine Fuel Oil (MFO) 380 CSt and about 61 m3 of Marine Diesel as well as 160.55 m3 of Lubricants consisting of new, dirty and oil in use. The vessel, whilst en route to embark the Pilot and still some distance off to the East North East of the Pilot Station and at a speed of around 17 knots, ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef off Motiti Island at about 02:14 (local time) on 5 October 2011 in position 37 DEG 32’426 South; 176 DEG 25’747 East, about an hour after high water at the Reef.

Date of incident:   Januari 13th, 2012
Location:   Isola del Giglio, Italy

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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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