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Freighter Vinga collides with fishing vessel

Freighter Vinga collides with fishing vessel

The freighter Vinga collided with the fishing vessel N. A. Hansen on the Kattegat off the coast of Grenaa, Denmark. The N. A. Hansen sank quickly sending its father and son crew into the water. The two men were in one degree water for an hour before being rescued. Both men were later taken to hospital, but both died later from hypothermia. The Vinga had damage to its bow including a hole above the waterline. The Vinga arrived at Korsor, Denmark for inspection and repair work. Reports states authorities are conducting an inquiry into the incident.

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Santa Elena aground

Santa Elena aground

Map of Skagerrak and Kattegat (Denmark, Norway...
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The freighter Santa Elena went aground in the Kattegat near Sletterhage lighthouse, Denmark. The vessel was approaching the Aarhus harbor with a cargo of soy when it grounded. Reports state the Santa Elena’s double hull has prevented any pollution being released. Tugs have been sent to release the vessel.

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Dongenborg aground

Dongenborg aground

Dongenborg IMO 9163697, dwt 8867, built 1999, flag Netherlands, owner Wagenborg Shipping.

The 8867 dwt general freighter Dongenborg ran aground on the Kattegat near the island of Laeso, Denmark. Reports state the master being drunk during the accident. The vessel has been refloated and is at anchor at Skagen awaiting to be inspected. No reports of pollution release or injuries to the crew onboard.

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