Brief description of events: Shortly after leaving the port of Guayaquil en-route to the Galapagos Islands, the vessel grounded on a sandbank, developed a list to starboard and subsequently capsized. The vessel was loaded with about 160 containers on board of which some were drifting away from the incident location.

Date of incident:   February 23rd, 2017
Location:   Guayaquil, Ecuador

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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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