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LOKE – loss of ship outside Vaxholm

During the towing of a barge, waves flushed from a passing ship across the barge and caused it to capsize. The sinking barge then pulled down the tugboat. The two crew members could leave the boat and were rescued by nearby ships.


Mikael Karanikas

Investigator in charge

Mikael Sjölund

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Last updated:
1 December 2023