Serious accident with Estonian flag fishing vessel Reval Viking (IMO 9211030) and Lithuanian flag fishing vessel Lokys (IMO 9226736), that occurred on 19 August 2019 in Barents Sea

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At 2:08 on 19 August 2019, in the Barents Sea, the fishing vessel Reval Viking (IMO No. 9211030) registered in Estonia collided with the fishing vessel Lokys (IMO No. 9226736) registered in the Lithuanian Register of Seagoing Ships. At the time of the collision Lokys was hoisting trawls and Reval Viking had already completed trawl hoisting and was proceeding at a speed of about 11 knots. Due to the impact Lokys sustained penetration damage of the underwater part of the hull, significant damage of the hull above the waterline, the starboard side cabins have been severely damaged. Reval Viking sustained significant damages to the stem, upper and lower forecastle decks. Following the accident, both vessels reached the port of Tromso in the Kingdom of Norway. No information on environmental damage or injuries was received during the safety investigation.

The investigation was carried out by the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration.

Final report in Lithuanian: Jūrų laivų „Reval Viking“, IMO 9211030, ir „Lokys“, IMO 9226736, sunki avarija 

In English: Serious accident with seagoing ships „Reval Viking“, IMO 9211030, and „Lokys“, IMO 9226736.



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No. (L-19/12) 1A-108
Fishing vessels Reval Viking and Lokys
Barents Sea