Brief description of events: Whilst manoeuvring in port the vessel collided with MV AL RIFFA, which was moored alongside in West Port. Subsequently a fire developed on board of both vessels. Both vessels were ordered to shift to the outer anchorage to stabilize the situation. Singapore based SMIT salvage were appointed to assist in extinguishing the fire and to off-load the affected cargoes.

Date of incident:   October 28th, 2014
Location:   Port Klang, Malaysia


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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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