On Wednesday, 5 October 2011, at 2:20 AM (Tuesday, 4 October 1:20 PM UTC) while sailing in clear weather from Napier to Tauranga, and with a speed of 17 knots (20 mph), MV Rena ran aground on the Astrolabe Reef, New Zealand. The ship was carrying 1,368 containers, eight of which contained hazardous material.

Initial duties: Setup of an extended safety and health plan,contingency-plan, HazMat plan, biological monitor plan, assistance during discharge of hazardous containers with hazardous cargoes.
Follow-up safety services and chemical advises with regards to environmental matters.Sampling and Chemical analysis

Track record

  • Clientname: Svitzer Salvage

  • Date: November 2011

  • Location: Borneo