• Short Summary

    FOUR TUGBOATS THIS MORNING (FRIDAY) TIED UNSUCCESSFULLY TO FREE THE LIBERIAN FREIGHTER, ATHENOULA, AGROUND AT THE HOOK OF HOLLAND.

  • Description

    FOUR TUGBOATS THIS MORNING (FRIDAY) TIED UNSUCCESSFULLY TO FREE THE LIBERIAN FREIGHTER, ATHENOULA, AGROUND AT THE HOOK OF HOLLAND. THE VESSEL RAN AGROUND DURING THICK FOG LAST NIGHT.

    THE ATHENOULA (7,227 TONS) IS OWNED BY PACIFICA S.A. OF MONROVIA.

    FOG DISRUPTED SHIPPING THROUGHOUT HOLLAND LAST NIGHT. SHIPPING ON THE NEW WATERWAY LINKING THE PORT OF ROTTERDAM WITH THE NORTH SEA CAME TO AN ALMOST COMPLETE STANDSTILL FOR MANY HOURS. THOUGH VISIBILITY IN PLACES WAS AS LOW AS FIFTY METRES (54 1/2 YARDS) AIR TRANSPORT WAS LITTLE AFFECTED.

    THIS MORNING THERE WAS ANOTHER SHIPPING ACCIDENT OFF THE DUTCH COAST WHEN A BELGIAN TUG WAS SUNK AFTER BEING IN COLLISION WITH A SPANISH FREIGHTER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEVW4BVASWU3829OPZX948WGWB
    Media URN:
    VLVAEVW4BVASWU3829OPZX948WGWB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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