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SHIP NAME: Ioannis NK KEY: NUM. ENTRIES: 2
source Tsavliris
type A
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dead 0
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The 1991 Chinese built, Greek-owned bulk carrier "BET COMMANDER" of 77,090 grt and 149,507 dwt suffered a steering failure off Port Elizabeth in force 10 winds on 23 June 2009. The casualty was laden with a cargo of approximately 120,000mt iron ore loaded in Itaqui, Brazil and destined for China. Owners contracted with Greek professional salvors, Tsavliris, on the basis of LOF 2000. Tsavliris sub-contracted a local South African tug which towed the vessel to a place of safety.


source CTX
type C
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dead 0
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Ship has poor port state record.