Norway frigate could sink after collision with oil tanker
Norway frigate could sink after collision with oil tanker
The route of the tanker “Sola TS” after the collision. The blue dots are ships taking part in the rescue operation. Screenshot from
10 November, 2018, 08:49
The frigate was on its way home to the Haakonsvern base of the Royal Norwegian Navy on the western coast after taking part in NATO's Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise, which took place from October 25 to November 7 in Norway.
The Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Instad is in danger of sinking after being rammed by an oil tanker while returning from the NATO Trident Juncture exercise, according to The Associated Press. There are at least 7 injured among the crew of the tanker, according to preliminary data.
The tanker had already left Equinor's Sture oil terminal with a cargo of North Sea crude, Reuters news agency reports. Eight of the ship's crew of 137 were injured, and two were taken to a nearby hospital, Rear.
Aerial footage taken by Norwegian coastal administration aircraft during the day shows the frigate partially submerged sitting on her starboard side on the rocks.
He declined to comment on what would happen to the weapons on board the ship.
Steve Hansen believes Eddie Jones unaffected by pressure
You've got to be in the game and, when you get the opportunity to score points, you've got to be good enough to take them. "Talking to Eddie, I know he and England are very excited about this game, and we are too", said Hansen.
The incident is undergoing investigation, both by the police and by the Accident Investigation Board Norway, officials told the BBC. The shipping site Sysla reported the tanker had been loaded with crude oil and was on its way to Britain. The fuel was expected to evaporate quickly.
Helge Instad had been taking part in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drill Trident Juncture.
A Norwegian warship was repeatedly warned of its collision course with a Maltese oil tanker before then hitting it in a fjord, the BBC has been told. "Several offshore rigs that were pumping their production into the Sture terminal -a major export oil terminal- was shut down temporarily 'as a precautionary measure".
The Accident Investigation Board added that because the tanker is Maltese-registered, the Marine Safety Investigation Unit of Malta will participate in the investigation.
The frigate lost power and control after the crash Sola, and the ship was pushed by tugboats into shallow water where it can't fully sink.
The case came up for hearing this afternoon and the judges have ordered the police to file their cases and not to arrest A. Vijay's 2017 film "Mersal" too had ran into a controversy after BJP objected to some scenes critical of GST among others.
Fanned by high winds and fueled by low humidity and dry vegetation, the fires spread rapidly Thursday and overnight into Friday. The Los Angeles County Fire Department has issued mandatory evacuation orders south of the 101 freeway to Mulholland Highway.
The contract means a real commitment to dignity, justice and equality from governments, companies and citizens. Overall, they say the products they've worked on have grown to become addictive and harmful to society.
As well as being first lady, she was the minister of human settlements from 1976 to 1986 and governor of Manila from 1978 to 1984. Marcos, who is running for Ilocos Norte governor , is also perpetually disqualified from holding public office.
The Tigers fell to No. 7, one spot ahead of one-loss Washington State , who is one of only two Pac-12 teams in the top 25. The Cougars could finish as 12-1 champions of the weakest Power Five conference and no notable nonconference victories.
That could politically immobilize the president, even if the Republican-majority Senate protects the President from removal. George Papadopoulos, Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and Michael Flynn have all been indicted by Mueller.
Trump's tweet just after landing in Paris that was highly critical of Macron is expected to strain the US-French relationship. That now seems more likely for later this month, when they attend the Group of 20 summit of global leaders in Argentina.
In the lawsuit , Scott claims Broward County officials are hiding critical information about the number of votes cast and counted. The suit, filed in Palm Beach County, also accuses Bucher of keeping the county canvassing board from performing its duties.
Should kids get flu shot or nasal spray vaccine?
Masjid-e-Ali at 47 Cedar Grove Lane will be providing the public with free flu shots, November 10 from 10:30 a.m.to 2 p.m. Symptoms can include fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches, headache, chills, or fatigue.
Meg Ryan Is Engaged to John Mellencamp - See Her Ring!
According to Entertainment Tonight , Ryan and Mellencamp rekindled their relationship in 2017 after two years apart. "I'm moody. The 67-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and the 56-year-old When Harry Met Sally star have had an on-again off-again romance.
Midterm election a ‘big day’ for Republicans
Texas is set to send its first Hispanic women to Congress, as Democrats Veronica Escobar and Sylvia Garcia both won their races. The Democrats, in turn, benefited from extraordinary voter enthusiasm, robust fundraising and unusually fresh candidates.
Firefighters Struggle to Slow 2 Big Ventura County Wildfires
Much of the brush and grasses were blackened along the valleys, and many trees were still burning, a CNN crew there observed. Malibu has been ordered to evacuate, as well as Oak Park, Thousand Oaks and other areas in the Highway 101 vicinity.
NBA to Televise 2019 NBA All-Star Draft
The league found a flawless new way to conduct the All-Star Game , yet still managed to screw up a big part of it. It doesn't matter if you're first or last, you're 24 of the best in the world at that point in time .
Michelle Obama attacks Donald Trump in her new book
But she admits the couple on occasion turned to counseling, where they "learned how to talk out" problems. She says Trump followed Clinton around the stage, stood too close, and tried to diminish her presence.