Sunday, March 13, 2016

No new wreck for divers!!

See below a comment received about the ship wreck:
Anonymous has left a new comment on your post "Accidents happen !!":

Longliner in the Seychelles stranded:
(09:03:16) The South Korean fishing vessels "Oriental Kim" 102 GT (IMO Nr .: 7827495), ran on the morning of 9.3.L'ilot ', Glacis, on the north coast of Mahé, the main island of the Seychelles, due. He was traveling with 700 tons of fish to Port Victoria, when he ran to the bow on the rocks and lay down on the port side. The Coast Guard was alerted at about three o'clock.
All valves were sealed for the case of ammonia leakage. Captain and Chief pumped the diesel from the front tank to the inner tank. There were a total of 250 tonnes on board, whose barges for the Coast Guard has the highest priority. An oil boom was designed. The bulbous bow of Longliner had taken apparent harm, the tail was still over clear water.

Source: Tim Schwabedissen

Thanks Tim.  I can tell you that the ship has been removed safely from the rocks and towed away by  Port Victoria Tug Boats.  We all assume it is on  its way to dry dock for repairs  .

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