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Geared Bulk Carrier “AMBER L” - 2015 Aug 01

On 18 July 2015 our S/T "TSAVLIRIS UNITY" (7,000 BHP - 83 TBP) was dispatched from her permanent salvage station at Galle, Sri Lanka, to the assistance of Geared Bulk Carrier "AMBER L" (25,955 GT – 47,282 DWT) fully laden with 46,000 tons of manganese ore, immobilized due to engine problems about 600 miles south-east of Sri Lanka.

On 21 July the "TSAVLIRIS UNITY" arrived at the casualty's position and towage commenced towards Colombo. During the towage the tug master was instructed by the "AMBER L" Owners to proceed to Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, instead of Colombo.

On 28 July, the convoy arrived safely at Tricomalee where the "TSAVLIRIS UNITY" assisted the casualty to anchor at the indicated position (inner anchorage) providing subsequently stand-by services. The "TSAVLIRIS UNTIY" demobilized to her permanent station on 30 July.