Authorities Investigating after Three Norwegian Flagged Supply Vessels Collide in Aberdeen Harbor

Offshore supply vessel ‘Stril Myster’ possibly lost control while maneuvering in Aberdeen Harbor, and allides with berthed offshore supply ships Edda Ferd and Skandi Aukra

An investigation has been launched following a collision between huge offshore supply vessels in Aberdeen Harbor.

2003 built Stril Myster, owned by a Norwegian company ‘Simon Mokster Shipping AS’ has said to lost control while maneuvering inside the harbor, on the December 10th and made contact with other two PSV’s.

90.2 meter long platform supply vessel (PSV), first allides with a berthed PSV ‘Edda Ferd’, owned by Østensjø Rederi also Norwegian company, which pushed towards the other PSV ‘Skandi Aukra’, owned by DOF, docked alongside, causing damage to both vessels.

The extent of damages is yet to be determined by the stakeholders.

Nauticus Live have reached out to the vessel owners, authorities and charterer to find out their version of this incident.

Authorities have launched the investigation to find out the root cause of this incident, which includes ‘The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB), according to some sources.

Stril Myster, IMO 9243370, dwt 4500, built 2003, flag Norway, manager Simon Mokster Shipping AS.

Edda Ferd, IMO 9625504, dwt 4944, built 2013, flag Norway, manager Østensjø Rederi AS.

Skandi Aukra, IMO 9625425, dwt 4574, built 2012, flag Norway, manager DOF Management AS.

Skandi Aukra is on a two-year firm contract with Asco Marine Ltd, as confirmed in November 2018.

 

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