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BBC ONTARIO lost wind turbine blades in Bay of Biscay

June 30, 2017 at 14:07 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Heavy lift cargo ship BBC ONTARIO reported to MRCC Spain cargo loss in Bay of Biscay at night June 29. Vessel loaded with wind turbine blades, 3 40-meter blades per cage, was en route from Bilbao Spain to Gibraltar, 9 cages were lost, understood in rough weather. Some cages were recovered by salvage ship SALVAMAR ALIOTH and tug SERTOSA TREINITA (IMO 9238014), and taken to Moran. BBC ONTARION interrupted voyage and had to call Ferrol port, to fix remaining cargo. Vessel arrived to Ferrol in the morning June 30 nad was berthed, at 1400 UTC June 30 she was in the same position. Understood she developed a list prior to cargo loss, but managed to get on even keel after cargo loss.

BBC ONTARIO lost wind turbine blades in Bay of Biscay

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