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  German freighter beached in Germany

    samedi 5 février 2011


Saturday, February 05, 2011

The "Nordland 1" grounded in stormy weather on Borkum beach, North sea, Germany, in the night of Feb 4, 2011. The rescue boat "Alfried Krupp" was on scene and launched, as he was not able to reach the grounding site due to the shallow water, its small boat, the "Glückauf", and also the tug "Waterstroom" meanwhile arrived.

As of Feb 5 vessel remains stuck at the sea promenade of Borkum. An attempt of the "Alfried Krupp" at 11 p.m. to refloat the ship failed. The tug which had been called from Eemshaven had to cancel its attempts too. The strong wind kept the water from rising high enough for a successful refloating attempt.

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Nordland 1
General cargo Nordland I IMO 5255272, dwt 389, built 1962, flag Germany.

Voir en ligne : Maritime Bulletin