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Mykolaiv  >  News  >  Maritime Sector
The dry cargo ship CHARLOTTE BULKER was set afloat
Oct 14 2008, 10:25

NIKOLAEV, OCTOBER, 14TH, 2008, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — The dry cargo ship CHARLOTTE BULKER was set afloat, IA «Context-Prichernomorie» correspondent reports.

This was reported to the agency today, on October 14th, in the CA of MES in Nikolaev region.

On October 10th at 12:30 am the works of unloading of the vessel started, which were finished on October 12th. As a result 6 thousand 700 t of rape were unloaded. For carrying out the works the dry cargo vessel Ilya Selvinsky, 3 barges and the floating crane KPL 95 with the tugboat BT-408 were involved.

On October 12th at 3:30 pm CHARLOTTE BULKER was set afloat with the help of three tugboats: Gaidamaka, Viuga and Sevastopol, and at 8:30 pm it was anchored opposite the sea port Oktyabrsk for the further examination of the vessel hull and loading.

As the agency reported on October 5th Hong Kong dry cargo ship CHARLOTTE BULKER ran aground in the Bug estuary of Zhovtnevy district. 27.5 thousand t of rape were on the board of the vessel.

As a result of running aground no hull damages of the vessel were revealed, harm to people, environment and third party was not fixed as well.


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