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SHIP NAME: Arisan KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 3
source SSY
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Engine failed on voyage from Narvik to Ymuiden carrying iron ore. Stranded off Sweden and broke in two.


source Mol, 1st Joint Conference on Marine Safety and Environment, June 1992
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In February, 1992, the capesize bulk carrier Arisan, 20 years old, grounded on the rocky coast of Norway after she left the port of Narvik loaded with iron ore. The result of this was a serious oil spill and pollution of the coast through the damaged fuel oil tanks. The probably cause of this accident was engine trouble in connection with risky anchoring practice. Engine problems with older ships are a threat to marine safety.


source CTX
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A number of Norwegian environmental sources make it clear the ship actually stranded on or near Runde, a famous bird nesting island near Aalesund. Several claim 150 ton bunker spill. Apparently 520 tons of bunkers was recovered from the ship.