Rapallo refloated and anchored off Frederikshavn
On Feb 23 around 3:30 a.m. the two tugs "Svitzer Trym" and the larger "Fairplay 33" (IMO:9476006), which had been dispatched from Bremerhaven on Feb 21 and had arrived on Feb 22 at 7:30 p.m. to refloat the "Rapallo off Anholt . The ship then moved away about four miles from the position where it ran aground and anchored off Frederikshavn in the afternoon to be surveyed by divers. Danish reports with photos: http://www.tv2oj.dk/artikel/201357:Norddjurs--SOK--Fragtskib-er-nu-trukket-fri?rss
Tug and anti pollution vessel on site
The "Rapallo" remained firmly stuck five miles east of Anholt on Feb 22. The anti pollution vessel "Mette Miljø" and the tug "Svitzer Trym" were on site. The tug had reached the bulker on Feb 21 at 3.30 p.m. the anti pollution vessel at 8 p.m. It released the guard ship "Mickey A" which initially had monitored the grounding site.
Bulkcarrier grounded off Grenå
Enroute from Ventspils to Algericas the "Rapallo" ran aground five miles east of Grenå on Feb 21, 2014, at 2.57 p.m. The ship has a draft of 14.2 meters and had no pilot on board in spite of the recommendations of IMO. Attempts to get free under its own power failed. The tug "Svitzer Trym" which had been dispatched from Kalundborg, and the anti pollution vessel "Mette Miljoe" were on site in the evening. Danish reports with photos: http://www.soefartensledere.dk/nyheder/2014/2/sparet-lods-koster-rapallo-millioner.aspx http://www.maritimedanmark.dk/?Id=21840Upload News