Brief description of events: Reportedly the vessel encountered a list during cargo operations, due to issues with the ballast system on board. The vessel was towed away from the quayside and subsequently capsized. Dutch based Salvors Ardent were appointed and agreed to provide their services under a Lloyds Open Form, with the SCOPIC Clause incorporated and invoked to remove the pollutants from the vessel.

Date of incident:   May 6th, 2017
Location:   Suva Port, Fiji

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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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