Ship disabled by engine room fire
The "Sabina" suffered a fire in the engine room on June 19 at 12.20 a.m. off Mulnik, while leaving Swinoujscie, bound for Szczecin with a cargo of phosphate. The fire rescue Strażak-26 was alerted, but the crew extinguished the fire with own means. However, the vessel was disabled for some time. In spite of an emergency anchoring manoever it allided with the embankment. It was then taken back to port by two tugs and moored at the Chemików Quay. The ship berthed at the Przedsiębiorstwo Przemysłu Cukierniczego GRYF S.A. in the port of Szczecin on June 24 at 7.30 p.m. Polish reports with photos and video: http://www.i-swinoujscie.pl/artykuly/43326/?page=0&sort=ASC&showall=0 http://radioszczecin.pl/1,339190,pozar-na-statku-w-swinoujsciu http://www.swinoujskie.info/2016/06/19/pozar-na-statku-ugaszony/
Cargo ship suffered ballast tank damage
The "Sabina" has suffered damage in the ballast tank area when sailing into shallows off Nørrekås on Oct 16, an inspection in Kotka showed. After attempts to make contact with the ship's bridge had failed, the Danish Defence Operations Centre in Aarhus had dispatched the lifeboats "Mads Jakobsen" and "Havørnen" to connect with the "Sabina". They succeeded to get contact via the shipping company Enzian Ship Management when the ship was about 100 meters from the shore. When it finally turned off, it was only 20-30 meters from shore. It anchored tsouthwest of Bornholm after the incident, then sailed on to its original destination in Kotka where, after its arrival on Oct 18, the ship was inspected by the Finnish maritime authorities, the ship classification society and two inspectors from the shipping company. The ship docked in Tallinn on Oct 19 at 7 a.m. for repairs of the damage.
Sabine stopped in the last moment when headed to shore
The "Sabina" was just 100 meters from the coast at the Nørrekås marina enroute from Aalborg to Kotka, before it was able to make contact with the ship on Oct 16, 2015, at 1.10 a.m. The Bornholm Police was approached by the Defence Operation Centre in Aarhus when the vessel was headed directly toward Nørrekås and finally was just 20-30 meters from the shore. Two lifeboats were sent to assist, but the ship managed to changed course minutes before running aground. The vessel continued its voyage.Upload News