Ongoing SAR and Salvage worldwide, Mar 22
Hopper dredger JBB RONG CHANG 8 SAR
Mar 22: 3 crew were rescued, 1 dead found, and 14 are believed to be trapped inside, some or all of them probably alive and waiting for rescue. The main task of the rescuers was to stabilize the capsized dredger, to prevent possible drifting and allow divers to get inside the ship.
Prev news: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2018/21877/dredger-capsized-12-missing-malacca-strait/
Capsized BRITANNICA HAV Towage
Capsized BRITANNICA HAV was taken on tow on Mar 21 to be towed to Le Havre, tugs were contracted for salvage. As of 0920 UTC Mar 22, the convoy was some 12 nm west of Le Havre, including tug ARGONAUTE (IMO 9269518), SAR ship ABEILLE LIBERTE (IMO 9308699), tugs VB GASCOGNE 22 (IMO 9202730) and VB BARFLEUR 18 (IMO 9293040).
Prev news: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2018/21869/cargo-ship-capsized-drifting-english-canal-after-c/
Bulk carrier HARRIETT Salvage
Mar 22: Bulk carrier HARRIETT (IMO 9239458) is still aground in White sea near Mudyug island coast. Officials said on Mar 21, that the ship will be refloated by icebreakers without lightering.
Prev news: https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2018/21853/bulk-carrier-grounding-white-sea-mar-19-update/
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