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Photographer:José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero [View profile]Title:BLUE STARAdded:Nov 23, 2019
Captured:November 23, 2019IMO:9527764Hits:1,749
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:
16 days 7 hours 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 (3)

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Robbie Shaw on Nov 24, 2019 15:47 (11 days ago)
very nice shot in interesting circumstances.
José Ricardo Rodriguez Montero on Nov 24, 2019 01:46 (12 days ago)
Second try at 01:00utc failure as well. Next try Sunday at 13:23utc. Bregards

brunoh on Nov 23, 2019 20:01 (12 days ago)
Very impressive!Hope the tugs succeed! Thanks for sharing
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