Brief description of events: Whilst inbound on the Escravos River for Wari Port, Nigeria, and laden with a cargo of wheat, the vessel collided with MV ARVIKA. As a result of the collision the vessel encountered a flooded cargo hold and subsequently grounded. Owners entered into a LOF salvage agreement with Greece based Salvors Five Ocean Salvage, whom invoked the SCOPIC Clause. A SCR from the dutch GSC office was mobilised to the site to assist.

Date of incident:   November 18th, 2018
Location:   Escravos River, Nigeria

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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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