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Storvig

Storvig

Storvig
Photo: twitter

On April 15, the 24 meter long fishing vessel Storvig became disabled off Ålesund, Norway. The Storvig had lost power and went adrift. The crew requested assistance with the NSSR dispatched a lifeboat to the scene. The lifeboat took the Storvig under tow and proceeded to Måløy.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Albamar

Albamar

Albamar
Photo: elpais.com.uy

The 28 meter long fishing vessel Albamar ran aground at Piriápolis, Uruguay. The Albamar was heading out to sea when it became disabled and went adrift. The vessel drifted until it ran ashore. No further details reported.

Grande Spagna

Grande Spagna

Grande Spagna
Photo: pzc.nl

On April 10, the 177 meter long, 12594 dwt vehicle carrier Grande Spagna became disabled on the Wester Scheldt off Terneuzen, Netherlands. The Grande Spagna was headed to Antwerp from Southampton when it suffered a power blackout after engine failure.  Multiple tugs were dispatched and were able to bring the car carrier under control. The Grande Spagna dropped anchor until the engines could be restarted. The car carrier was able to proceed a few hours later and berthed at Antwerp.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Grande Spagna
Photo: schuttevaer.nl