Pasha Bulker - Coal Ship Grounding


#1

Here’s a cool photo from the incident:

[img]http://www.abc.net.au/reslib/200706/r149564_530891.jpg" border=“0” width=“450” height=“257” />

From the other photos it looks like at least one of anchors are still in the hawsepipe… wonder why they didn’t try to drop the second after the first one failed??

Any thoughts?


#2

MarkL has some good insight into this question over at the blog:

http://gcaptain.com/maritime/blog/enviromental-impact-and-salvage-of-mv-pasha-bulker/#comments

-John


#3

Be sure to check out the Australian Coast Guard rescue video:

http://gcaptain.com/maritime/blog/video-coast-guard-helicopter-rescue-of-pasha-bulker/