Repairs of grounding damage completed
The "Freyja", having been drydocked at the Orskov Yard in Frederikshavn for repairs of the grounding damage since July 10, left the yard again on July 24 at 4.15 p.m., next being bound to Amsterdam, ETA July 27, 10 p.m.
Tanker refloated off Florø
On June 30 at 4 a.m. the "Freyja" was refloated from the Svartskjerbåen in Florø. The Bukser og Berging had deployed the "BB Power" (IMO: 9694804) with a pulling force of 130 tonnes from Stavanger, the "Stadt Sløvaag" (IMO: 8414817) was included as a support vessel. The tanker was towed to Westcon and berthed at the Fugleskjars Quay in Florø for damage surveys during the day, with the "BB Power" still alongside. She left Florø on July 8 and headed to Frederikshavn and was drydocked at the Orskov Yard for repairs on July 10 at 4 a.m. Norwegian report with photos: https://www.firdaposten.no/lokalnytt/sjoredning/stadt-sjotransport/freyja-vart-dregen-av-svartskjerbaen-i-natt/s/5-16-169570
Another ship aground near Florø
On June 28, 2017, at 1.06 p.m. the "Freyja" ran aground at Svartskjæret off Florø close to the grounding site of the "Ingvild" the previous day. The unloaded tanker had a crew of 11 on board, no injuries and no signs of leakage. One tug arrived at 4 p.m. and the "Stadt Sloevaag" (IMO: 8414817) arrived at 7 p.m. and connectted at the stern of the "Freyja". Once she has been refloated, she should be taken back to Florø from where she had set off at 12.30 p.m. On June 29, the tugs "BB Power" (IMO: 9694804), "BB Supporter" (IMO: 9432983) and the "Stadt Sloevaag" (IMO: 8414817) had gathered at the grounding site. Norwegian reports with photos: https://www.nrk.no/sognogfjordane/kan-ikkje-forklare-kvifor-to-batar-har-gatt-pa-grunn-pa-same-stad-1.13580396 https://www.nrk.no/sognogfjordane/bat-har-gatt-pa-grunn-1.13579926 https://www.firdaposten.no/lokalnytt/grunnstoyting/ulykke/ny-bat-pa-grunn-ved-stabben-fyr/s/5-16-169285Upload News