Rescue team from Italy arrives to help re-float stranded freighter at Tripoli's port

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Rescue team from Italy arrives to help re-float stranded freighter at Tripoli's port

January 12, 2019 - 13:27
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The Libyan Maritime Transport Club confirmed that an Italian ship with 20 rescue team members arrived at the port of Tripoli to re-float the ship "Atlantic Peach" which the port of Tripoli about a week ago with one hundred and fifty containers aboard.

The club clarified on Facebook, Thursday, that the preliminary examination proved the damage of the ship's hull, and water penetrations into the basement, causing damage to its generators and engines.

The ship will need to undergo a soldering process and to unload some of the containers to gain some balance, Libyan Maritime Transport Club explained, pointing out that this process will require days and suitable weather conditions.