Tug with barge in trouble in Baltic sea
Tug with barge in trouble in Gulf of Finland
Tug RADUGA EUROPE with barge KARBON on tow, loaded with 10762 tons of stone, dragged anchor and started to drift at around 0400 Moscow time Jul 1, on outer Kaliningrad anchorage 5 nm off coast, Baltic sea, Russia. Tug ARGO (IMO 9724269) was ordered to assist distressed tug and barge. At 1237 Moscow time tug and barge were taken on tow by tug PLUTON (IMO 8027121), to be towed to Baltiysk port. As of 1830 Moscow time Jul 2 caravan wasn’t yet allowed to enter Baltiysk because of rough weather.
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