A Republic of Moldova-registered bunkering tanker that was taking in water from a broken hull during a refuelling operation has been rescued.
The Delfi travelled from Odessa, Ukraine to Constanta, Romania to conduct a bunkering operation on 13 February when the incident happened, reported Agerpres.
A two-metre crack was discovered along its hull during the activity.
Offshore support and towing vessel GSP King was deployed to tow Delfi from the bunkering location to Constanta Port; the journey took 16 nautical miles.
Photo credit: Ziua de Constanta
Published: 15 February 2018
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