General Cargo Vessel “SILA”
On Tuesday 15th October 2013, we dispatched tug “AL WAFI” from her Muscat anchorage, to the assistance of general cargo vessel “SILA” (5, 688 GRT, 7, 608 DWT), laden with about 6, 200 MT of Indian Soybean Meal Hipro in bulk, disabled and drifting off Salalah.
Tug “AL WAFI” arrived at the casualty’s position on Saturday 19th October, connected towline and towed casualty to Duqm port, Oman.
Convoy safely arrived on Wednesday 23rd October at Duqm outer anchorage, where the vessel was delivered to port tugs arranged by Contractors. The same day vessel was redelivered to her owners at Duqm shipyard berth, Oman.
Bulk Carrier “AGHIA MARINA”
On Thursday 31st October we dispatched salvage tug “ASTERIX” from Aarhus, to the assistance of bulk carrier “AGHIA MARINA” (17, 428 GRT, 28, 522 DWT), in ballast, immobilized due to engine problems South East of Skagen, Denmark.
Salvage tug “ASTERIX” arrived at the casualty’s position in the early hours of the 1st November, connected towline and proceeded towards Wismar. Tug “HUNTER” was dispatched on the 1st November to provide steering services for the narrows in the Great Belt. A rendez-vous point between the two tug masters was agreed north of Sjaellands Odde.
Convoy arrived at the Outer Roads Anchorage Wismar on the 2nd November. On the 3rd November, casualty proceeded, with the assistance of pilot and 3 port tugs, to berth No.7 Wismar port. Casualty safely redelivered to her owners same day.