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German freighter Celia refloated after month long salvage operation, Spain

Oct. 25, 2012 at 11:27 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

German freighter Celia was refloated off Sidi Saler Beach, Valencia, Spain, on Oct 24, after almost a month long salvage operation. Dutch salvage company Svitzer managed refloat the vessel on Oct 24, early in the morning Oct 25 vessel was taken to Valencia and docked there, for survey and investigation. Another beached by the same storm vessel, Thai freighter BSLE Sunrise, is still aground. The latest photo from levante-emv.com.
Grounding news:
Freighters Celia and BSLE Sunrise beached by storm off Valencia
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Two freighters were beached by a storm off Valencia, Spain, on the night of Sep 28. Both vessels were anchored off Sidi Saler beach and were pushed ashore after dragging anchors. As of 14:00 UTC Sep 29 both vessels were in the same position, two tugs on the scene trying to pull the vessels off the beach.
Updates:
Owners of BSLE Sunrise and Celia to submit salvage plan
http://www.odin.tc/news/read.asp?articleID=1381
BSLE Sunrise and Celia still aground off Valencia, salvage under way
http://www.odin.tc/news/read.asp?articleID=1401
Freighters BSLE Sunrise and Celia still firmly aground
http://www.odin.tc/news/read.asp?articleID=1414

German freighter Celia refloated after month long salvage operation, Spain

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