Convoy with Eco coaster allided with lock
In the morning of Apr 18, 2016, the Eco coaster newbuilding "Eeva VG" (IMO: 9769104), being under tow from Szczecin to Bodewes Shipyard in Hoogezand for completion by the tug "Amon" with the "Zeus" as stern tug, allided with the tail of the locks of the Kiel Canal in Holtenau upon entering the lock chamer. The master of the "Zeus" could avoid an allision of the bow with the wall and got the ship back under control soon. The hull suffered scrapes above the water line. German report with photos: http://forum-schiff.de/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=23&p=125290#p125290
Investigations in fire completed
The investigations of the Accident Commision following the fire on board the "Zeus" in Sölvesborg port have now been closed, and the ship may be towed back to Poland. The survey was completed on Oct 9.
Survivors repatriated home
The three Polish sailors who survived the fire aboard the "Zeus" in Sölvesborg, have now left Sweden and returned to Polandwith the ferry from Ystad in the night of Sep 26. They were reunited with their families the next morning.Upload News