Smit Salvage plans to refloat the grounded ferry Marco Polo on Wednesday, 31 October. With upcoming bad weather later this week, the refloating is to take place as soon as possible. The ferry will be taken to the Stilleryd harbour in Karlshamn. Shipping company...
Although a start has been made with removing oil from the tanks of the grounded ferry Marco Polo on Saturday, more oil leaked from the vessel on Sunday. Due to heavy weather at the site at that time, the ferry drifted off the ground and then ran aground again. On...
At 7 am on Sunday 22 October, TT-line’s passenger ferry Marco Polo ran aground south of Karlshamn, in Pukaviksbukten, Sweden. The 75 passengers and crew were unharmed, but both oil and diesel have leaked into the sea. Smit Salvage has been called in to salvage...
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