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Long Stay Red Tanker 'Iver Ability' Departs Dublin Bay for Dutch Port

29th January 2017
Iver Ability – a 'reaction' onboard the Asphalt/Bitumen Tanker led to its long term anchorage on Dublin Bay from August 2016 to January 2017 Iver Ability – a 'reaction' onboard the Asphalt/Bitumen Tanker led to its long term anchorage on Dublin Bay from August 2016 to January 2017 Photo: Afloat.ie

Iver Ability, the red hulled ship, anchored in Dublin Bay since August, left its six–month mooring yesterday, bound for the Dutch Port of Delfzijl.

The long term anchorage of the ship followed a 'reaction' onboard the Asphalt/Bitumen tanker during her transport of Bitumen into Dublin Port this summer. 

The ship cut a lonely sight over Christmas 2016, as 'discussions with charterers' for a port of discharge for the vessel’s cargo continued.

While at anchorage in Dublin, the ship was fully operational with all seafarers performing normal duties and standard crew changes taking place, according to the ship's managers.

Published in Ports & Shipping

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