Norrsken Collision


Norrsken (formerly FLINTERBELT)

The 2486 dwt freighter Norrsken collided with the self-propelled barge Livarda at the sealock at Papenburg, Germany.   The Livada suffered severe damage including water ingress resulting with the vessel being flooded.  A dredger has tied up to the Livarda to help stabilize the vessel.  The Livada with a crew of 2 was loaded with 1200 tons of fertilizer.   The Norrsken with 7 crew on board did not report any damage.    No reports of injuries from either vessel.  An investigation is being conducted by the Water and Shippping Administration.

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