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Tanker ran aground in Lofoten
Team Sea and Coast | 02/07/2020

At around 1940 UTC Jul 1, Product tanker KEY FIGHTER ran aground in Lofoten, Norway, south of Restlandet, while in transit from Stokkmarknes to Rest, Restlandet. Tanker, laden with fish oil, was set afloat around 3 hours later, with assistance of KNM SKJOLD and SAR boats, and arrived at 2230 UTC, where she was docked. Reportedly, no one broke through.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a AMBER risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 38% (24-FEB-20), compared to the fleet average 36%. New risk assessment reports can be bought through FleetMon.

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