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Photographer:José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero [View profile]Title:BLUE STARAdded:Nov 23, 2019
Captured:November 23, 2019IMO:9527764Hits:5,219
Photo Category: Casualties
Vessel ran aground due to engine failure due to fire. Vessel was proceeding from Ares bay (anchorage place of Ferrol and A Coruña) to Repsol Terminal in ballast to load 6000 tons of chemical products. Two tugs, Don Inda and Ibaizabal Nueve are trying to reflotad with high tide but towing lines had broken 4 times. Both tugs will try again during next high tide tonight.
Vessel Identification
Name:Blue Star
Technical Data
Vessel type:Oil/chemical Tanker
Gross tonnage:7,386 tons
Summer DWT:9,438 tons
Length:129 m
Beam:19 m
Draught:7.3 m

Additional Information
Home port:Valletta
Class society:Registro Italiano Navale
Build year:2011
AIS Information
Last known position:
44°4’57.2” N, 3°34’7.57” W
Speed, course (heading):
12.4kts, 334° (333°)
Arrival:11th Nov 2019
15:00:14 UTC
Last update:
11 months 7 days ago
Source:AIS (AirNav ShipTrax)

Port history
2018 September 18th, 01:00:09 UTCCardiff Uk
2018 September 8th, 05:00:05 UTCBarcelona
2018 August 30th, 13:00:01 UTCAntwerp
2018 August 23rd, 02:20:46 UTCRotterdam
2018 August 16th, 03:00:58 UTCBilbao
2018 August 12th, 05:00:46 UTCLa Rochelle
2018 August 7th, 13:30:05 UTCHamburg
2018 August 3rd, 22:00:50 UTCAntwerp
2018 August 2nd, 21:00:10 UTCRuisbroek
2018 July 26th, 16:00:59 UTCSafi
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Photo Comments (8)

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davidships on Dec 10, 2019 16:31 (10 months ago)
Went out shopping soon after 11 and missed the fun. BLUE STAR is now in Punta das Viñas near El Ferrol. BOKA PEGASUS and UNION PRINCESS have gone to A Coruña
davidships on Dec 10, 2019 11:04 (10 months ago)
Still trying!
But seems that there is a 11-16/12 window - and they are hoping for bad weather!
victor radio74 on Dec 10, 2019 00:10 (10 months ago)
Fuel pumped out,just now in one and half hour or so tugs intend to refloat her.See live in MarineTraffic
ChasB46 on Dec 09, 2019 23:56 (10 months ago)
Still aground (9 Dec 23.00)
henryed on Dec 09, 2019 22:53 (10 months ago)
Is there any up to date information as to what is happening to this ship? It has gone very quiet.
Robbie Shaw on Nov 24, 2019 15:47 (11 months ago)
very nice shot in interesting circumstances.
José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero on Nov 24, 2019 01:46 (11 months ago)
Second try at 01:00utc failure as well. Next try Sunday at 13:23utc. Bregards

brunoh on Nov 23, 2019 20:01 (11 months ago)
Very impressive!Hope the tugs succeed! Thanks for sharing
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