Disabled tug lost barge with 7500 tons of coal

Dec. 22, 2017 at 10:49 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Tug KBS 208 suffered engine failure on Dec 19 in Tanjung Selor district waters, northeast Kalimantan, Indinesia, while towing barge loaded with 7500 tons of coal. Disabled tug was taken on tow to be towed to Tarakan, probably tug is already in Tarakan. Tug gave in the line, barge went drifting, said to be missing, not yet found, due to adverse weather.
Tug KBS 208, IMO 8647634, GT 215, built 2009, flag Indonesia.
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Disabled tug lost barge with 7500 tons of coal

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