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Tug hit by tanker during maneuvering, sank, Argentina VIDEO

Tug RUA II is currently located at ECSA – East Coast South America at position 34° 50′ 29.868″ S, 57° 52′ 58.044″ Was reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-16 12:31 UTC (1 day ago) Marine Traffic explained

Added in its report : The vessel is currently at port LA PLATA, AR after a voyage of 3 hours, 49 minutes originating from port BUENOS AIRES, AR.

RUA II (IMO: 7731062) is a Tug that was built in 1976 (45 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Argentina.
Its carrying capacity is 109 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 3.8 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 32.85 meters and her width is 10 meters.
As Marine Traffic reported: Oil/Chemical Tanker PUNTA MEDANOS is currently located at ECSA – East Coast South America at position 34° 52′ 2.424″ S, 57° 53′ 46.284″ Was reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-17 13:00 UTC (3 minutes ago)
It added: The wind in this area at that time blows from Northwest direction at force 3 Beaufort
 

The vessel is currently at port LA PLATA, AR after a voyage of 4 days, 16 hours originating from port MAR DEL PLATA, AR.

PUNTA MEDANOS (IMO: 9508990) is an Oil/Chemical Tanker that was built in 2011 (10 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Argentina.
Its carrying capacity is 16647 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 5.5 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 145.15 meters and her width is 23 meters.

 

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