MCA Reports Vessel Aground

Thursday, September 12, 2002
On Monday, Humber Coastguard were advised by Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Humber that the German registered 2,551 ton general cargo vessel ‘Urte’, with a cargo of scrap metal had gone aground at the entrance to the River Trent. The vessel, which had eight crew members and a pilot on board, sustained damage to the bow. A tug was on the scene by early Tuesday morning. The VTS Humber reported the situation had deteriorated, the vessel had taken a sixteen degree list and was taking water over the port quarter. Humber private rescue launched and took all personnel off and landed them at Blacktoft Jetty on the River Ouse. Hull Coastguard was also in attendance. In less than an hour the crew were taken off the vessel for a second time as the water was discovered in the engine room and was rising fast. The Humber Harbour Master is assessing the situation and a salvage team have been dispatched. Maritime rescue services remain on scene. The MCA duty Principal Counter Pollution and Safety Officer (PCPSO) and a Surveyor have been advised of the situation. Weather conditions on scene wind southwest four, sea slight with a moderate swell. Humber Coastguard Watch Manager, Steve Kinroy said: “The incident is under the control of the Associated British Ports who are keeping Humber Coastguard informed of developments.”

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