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Drilling Ship "DISCOVERER INDIA" - 2020 Aug 12

In July 2020, the Drilling Ship "DISCOVERER INDIA (GT 65,790 - DWT 63,583), arrived about 7 miles off Platygialy Port, Astakos, Greece, in order to go into layup. Due to her deep draft it was necessary to first offload her drilling equipment. The Deck Cargo Barge "AMT VENTURER" (GT 8,191 - NT 2,457) had been engaged to transport the equipment to the port for discharge ashore.

During the period of 17 July - 8 August about 15 trips from/to the Drilling Ship and the Port were made by the Barge under tow, transporting cargo and transferring personnel.

On 12 August, after completion of the cargo handling, the Drilling Ship was towed and berthed at Platygialy Port and the operation was successfully completed.

The entire operation was undertaken by Tsavliris' Patras-based tugs T/B "PROTEAS" (BHP 3,200 - BP 45) and S/T "HERMES" (BHP 2,725 - BP 43).