Pilot tender disabled off Cuxhaven
On Feb 6, 2014, the "Groden" suffered engine Trouble short after leaving the Alte Liebe Wharf in Cuxhaven at 2 p.m. The engine conked out after development of dense smoke. Two pilot tenders, the lifeboat "Hermann Helms" and the police boat "Bürgermeister Brauer" which secured the vessel after having been first on site, attended. The other vessels pulled the "Groden" back to port.
Groden delivered and taken in service
The "Groden" was christened on Dec 1, 2011, and immediately after delivery headed towards the Elbe for service as a replacement vessel for the collision damaged "Duhnen". German report with photo and video: http://www.cn-online.de/lokales/news/tender-groden-hat-staerkere-motoren.htmlUpload News