Ship sailed TSS in opposite direction
On Oct 26, 2021, the - Gabinete de Investigação de Acidentes Marítimos e da Autoridade para a Meteorologia Aeronáutica (GAMA) was notified of an occurrence with the'BBC Bergen', en route from Uddevalla to Vaasa. While navigating in the Traffic Separation Scheme, the vessel lost its track and sailed in the corridor of traffic in the opposite direction. The GAMA has already started with the ship and Company to collect evidence for analysis. The occurrence did not result in injuries or pollution.
Ship intercepted with arms and ammunition but lacking required papers
The "BBC Bergen" was intercepted by Greek Coast Guard on June 9, 2016, in the Aegean Sea, while en route from Burgas, to Uruguay, and ordered to sail to Piraeus anchorage, for a cargo inspection. Two containers with arms and ammunition, destined for Montevideo did not have all required papers, and the ship’s crew did not have a special license or permissions to carry arms on board. The vessel anchored at Piraeus roads in the evening, but resumed the voyage in the night of June 10 after the matter was settled.Upload News