Brief description of events: The double hull fuel oil barge, grounded north of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada, after the tow wire parted during severe weather conditions. Due to the fast approaching winter, attempts to refloat her were suspended. GSC was appointed in July 2017 to assist in the matter.

Date of incident:   September 2nd, 2016
Location:   Tuktoyaktuk, Canada

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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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