Fuel leak in North Atlantic
The 'Frederik', while en route from Rotterdam to Vigo with 15 crew members and 7.758 tonnes of containers on board, suffered an issue with its main engine in position 55 17 00 N, 003 06 00 W on Jan 1, 2021, at 2.20 p.m. due to a minor fuel leak that required replacement of its fuel hose. The repair was expected to take approximately one hour to be completed. At 4.45 p.m. the ship was underway again with an ETA as of Jan 5.
Suction of speed exceeding vessel caused barge to go adrift
On May 15, 2019, at 06.35 a.m. the "Aldebaran", 1775 ts (EU-No.: 04602770), which was berthed at the quay of the storage areal Dhyrrsenmoor on the Kiel Canal broke lose from its moorings because the "Frederik" which was transiting the Kiel Canal eastbound from Hamburg to Gdynia with an ETA as of May 16, passed it with too much speed. All mooring ropes of the "Aldebaran" broke due to the suction and swell caused by the "Frederik". The ship could be moored again. The water police Brunsbüttel launched an investigation.
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