Brief description of events: The vessel caught fire about 480 nautical miles south of Tokyo, Japan, while en route to China. The Master and his crew (11 Koreans / 13 Filipinos) abandoned the vessel shortly after. Dutch based Salvage Company Svitzer Salvage agreed on the terms of a LOF with the Owners of the vessel and decided to invoke the SCOPIC Clause.

Date of incident:   April 19th, 2014
Location:   Pacific Ocean off Japan


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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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