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Smit Amandla & CSAV Rio Maipo - IMO 7385215

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Photographer:Glenn Kasner [View profile]Title:Smit Amandla & CSAV Rio MaipoAdded:Apr 15, 2005
Captured:IMO:7385215Hits:1,132
Photo Category: Tugs
Description:
Smit Amandla towing container vessel CSAV Rio Maipo into Cape Town this morning 15 April 2005
Vessel Identification
Name:Smit Amandla
IMO:7385215
Flag:South Africa
MMSI:601524000
Callsign:ZTUG
Former name(s):
- John Ross (Until 2003 Dec)
- S.a.john Ross (Until 1977)
Technical Data
Vessel type:Tug
Gross tonnage:2,918 tons
Summer DWT:2,146 tons

Additional Information
Home port:Cape Town
Class society:Bureau Veritas
Build year:1976
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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mtpat10 on May 15, 2005 16:01 (11 years ago)
World Ship Society’s Marine News September 2004 Vol. 58 No. 9 reported that on 26/4/2004, the bulk carrier CAPE AFRICA 77,096/91 developed a 7m x 23m hole in the hull by No. 3 hold when 200 miles west of Cape Town. The situation was considered serious with heavy seas and water entering the hold and the crew was evacuated. She was taken in tow by the SMIT AMANDLA and headed to deeper water where bunker fuel was transferred to the tug NIKOLAY CHIKER. She was then towed , stern first, to False Bay where she arrived 18/5 for temporary repairs.
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