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Nimatso
Member
Thu Nov 08 05:37:17
Norway is incompetent, something like that could never happen in Iran.

http://news.trust.org//item/20181108074154-87wsj/

Oil tanker, frigate in accident off Norway, no sign of oil leak
by Reuters
Thursday, 8 November 2018


OSLO, Nov 8 (Reuters) - An oil tanker and a Norwegian navy frigate collided near the coast of western Norway on Thursday, lightly injuring seven people, rescue services and the armed forces said.

There was no sign of any leak from the Sola TS oil tanker, rescue leader Ben Vikoeren at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre for southern Norway told Reuters.

The tanker had earlier left Equinor's Sture oil shipment terminal with a cargo of North Sea crude.

The KNM Helge Ingstad frigate took on water and was at risk of sinking. Its crew of 137 had been evacuated, Vikoeren said.

The tanker vessel will return to port for inspection, he added.

The Sola TS, an Aframax class vessel built in 2017, belongs to Tsakos Energy Navigation, according to the company's website.

The KNM Helge Ingstad had recently taken part in NATO's Trident Juncture military exercise, which centred on defence of Norway. (Reporting by Terje Solsvik Editing by Darren Schuettler and Raissa Kasolowsky)

jergul
large member
Thu Nov 08 06:14:24
Definitely incompetence in play. The frigate was rammed in the rear and obviously lost steerage. It is now grounded and may capsize (aka "sink").

Usually the tanker would be clearly at fault (as the frigate was rear-ended), but a tugboat was in play. I rather suspect to tanker was under tow or guidance (the tugboat was acting as lead ship) and the frigate cut into that between the vessels.

That would make it the frigate's fault (the tanker and tug boat essentially being a single vessel for the purposes of navigation).

The tanker returned to berth, but I doubt it lost much paint off its bow.
jergul
large member
Thu Nov 08 06:15:19
Ah yes. The gas facility has shut down as a precaution. That of course immediately impacts on Euro gas supplies.
Sam Adams
Member
Thu Nov 08 10:54:52
The bridge crew were going to learn maritime right of way, but it was more important to attend the agile meeting.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Nov 08 13:26:32
http://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrfoB8WXgAMLwhJ.jpg
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Nov 08 13:26:46
http://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrfoCzjW4AErDCx.jpg
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Thu Nov 08 13:26:59
http://pbs.twimg.com/media/DrfoD7MWsAE_NPr.jpg
kargen
Member
Thu Nov 08 13:37:16
http://war...-the-iranian-frigate-damavand/
jergul
large member
Fri Nov 09 03:49:45
It looks like the frigate was warned by both the tanker and a sentral navigation authority that it was on a dangerous course.

Verified by 5 sources according to the newspaper source.

"We have everything under control"

Lulz and wtf.

"Dangerous Catch" seamanship in action.
Hot Rod
Revved Up
Fri Nov 09 04:08:16

The oceans are getting more and more crowded it seems.

jergul
large member
Tue Nov 13 03:31:18
They may pretend the boat is grounded, but in my opinion it is now "sunk" with bits of superstructure still above water.

Head-to-head collision, so I was wrong on think the fregate was rammed from the aft (which is the only thing that made sense with the assumption of decent seamanship).

I am pretty sure overreliance on electronic plotters was the cause here. To be specific - false positive radar returns made the fregate think it was closer to shoals than it was, so wrong thought it had no room to maneuvre to starboard.
jergul
large member
Tue Nov 13 03:33:49
The paper pilot map shows clearly a small shoal was nearly a nautical mile away and even it still left room for the frigate to shift right.

My God, what a mindblowingly poor display.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Nov 13 08:41:09
http://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr0hD11WsAA933x.jpg
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Nov 13 08:41:18
http://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dr38ZN-WoAEN7OT.jpg
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Tue Nov 13 09:15:49
http://twitter.com/JosephHDempsey/status/1062288617257754626
jergul
large member
Wed Nov 14 03:18:58
A satirical magazine had that last picture with the title: "Norway acquires a new submarine"

I laughed.
Nimatso
Member
Wed Nov 14 10:47:55
Ship sunk because Norway is cheap:
http://tra...e-spare-penger-pa-bergingen%2F
jergul
large member
Wed Nov 14 11:01:03
Also because they did not know how to splice wires.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWUbj1ZqxOc

An informational video.
swordtail
Anarchist Prime
Wed Nov 14 11:24:01
http://www...en-til-Haakonsvern-om-tre-uker
Sam Adams
Member
Sat Nov 17 05:56:23
Lol it sank! I guess affirmative action sailors arnt just limitted to us pacfleet...
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