Friday, June 2, 2023

A tugboat broke down and collided with a ship in San Lorenzo

The tugboat Hercules XV, flying the Paraguayan flag, was part of a group of seven barges that drifted until they collided with Adrian, a Liberian-flagged vessel docked in the southern roadstead of the port of San Lorenzo.

The tugboat Hercules XV, from a batch of seven Paraguayan-flagged barges, broke free from a mooring in the area and collided on Monday morning against the bow of the Liberian ship Adrienne, which was waiting for work at the Vicentine dock in Rodstad Was. At kilometer 444 of the Paraná River, in the southern area of ​​the port of San LorenzoReported portal and SL24.

The collision was so fierce that water flooded the deck of the largest ship.,

Port sources indicated that the tugboat Adrian collided with the ship when it was sailing downstream.

Seven barges laden with ore loosened their moorings and drifted around in the San Lorenzo area until at least one of them, the tugboat Hercules XV, was waiting to enter the dock for operations. The anchored cargo ship did not collide.

The Liberian-flagged vessel Adrienne was seriously hit by the impact of at least one loaded barge.

The incident occurred when a flotilla of boats suddenly broke free from a mooring in the area and at least one of them collided with the port side bow area of ​​a Liberian vessel, which was coming from Monrovia, which was docked in Brazil and Santa Had been Fe, causes great magnitude in the hull.

For their part, members of the Argentine Naval Prefecture intervened in the area.

Meanwhile, barges belonging to the Imperial Logistics Company of the Hidrovias do Brasil group also suffered severe damage, although according to some of their crew members, they were not in danger of sinking.

No spillage of products or fuel has been reported from the affected vessel.

The ship is anchored while crew members and members of the Argentine Naval Prefecture conduct a survey and damage control.

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