Brief description of events: Casualty in transit passing the Tunisian coast with 126.500 tons of coal on board, grounded at full steaming power near the Isle of Galite. STS operation had to be conducted prior to the refloating operation. The services were provided under a LOF 2011, without the SCOPIC clause being invoked.

Date of incident:   June 25th, 2012
Location:   Isle Galite, Tunisia


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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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