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Bulk Carrier “AGHIA MARINA” - 2013 Nov 05

On Thursday 31st October we dispatched salvage tug "ASTERIX" from Aarhus, to the assistance of bulk carrier "AGHIA MARINA" (17,428 GT, 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.