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December 20, 2010

Nuclear fuel carrier saved by magnetic patch

Nuclear fuel carrier saved by magnetic patch

A magnetic patch made by Miko Marine AS of Norway has been used to seal a leak in the hull of the nuclear waste freighter Puma . The Danish-flagged ship was in danger of sinking on Saturday evening (18th December) when it experienced a leak in its engine room while sailing south along the coast of Norway following its delivery of 333 tons of spent nuclear fuel to Murmansk.

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March 16, 2010

Emergency patch prevents trawler capsize

Emergency patch prevents trawler capsize

A major incident was narrowly avoided following an early morning collision between two trawlers off the island of Senja in the Arctic north of Norway this month. The 68-metre purse seinerHundvåkøy was returning to port with a 1500 ton catch of capelin when it was in collision with the Hordafor 4 and sustained major hull damage.

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