Medevac off Brunsbüttel
On MArch 30, 2020, at 5.10 a.m. a crew member of the 'Taccola' suffered a life threatening cut injury while the ship was on the Elbe near Brunsbüttel. As no SAR helicopter was avaiable, the helicopter of an offshore company which was in St. Peter Ording was requested to assist. The dredger reduced speed to support the medevac, and within a few minutes the helicopter reached the ship and hoisted the victuim. He was then transported to the hospital in Heide and was meanwhile stable.
Cargo ship first ran into ferry, then into hopper dredger
On Nov 24, 2012, around 1:15 p.m the "Taccola" was hit by the cargo m/v "Telamon" which had previously already run into the ferry "Nordenham". The ferry suffered a dented bulwark and damaged mooring bollards, one female fell and had to be hospitalized with, however, minor injures. The "Telamon" which was loaded with wind turbine components suffered damage to hull and superstructure. After the vessel was ordered to anchor it contacted anchored the "Taccola" which was working off Bremerhaven.Upload News