Spanish trawler grounding, Norway

Trawler AROSA NUEVE ran aground at Hamna, northwest Tromso, Norway, at around 1930 UTC Jun 13, while passing Grotsundet Strait in southern direction. Tug was called, trawler was refloated at around 2130 UTC, and reached Gammelgarden, south of Tromso, under own power. No breaches, no leak were reported. Mechanical failure said to be the cause of grounding. Photo
Trawler AROSA NUEVE, IMO 8617469, GT 967, built 1987, flag Spain.





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