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15 seafarers evacuated from A2Sea vessel in the North Sea

The crew on a wind turbine installation vessel from A2Sea had to be evacuated on the night between January 26th and 27th after a tow line to the tugboat apparently snapped.

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On the night between January 26th and 27th, 15 people were evacuated from a so-called installation vessel in the North Sea off of the Danish west coast, informs Dong Energy in a press release. The event is confirmed by the official Danish rescue team, Forsvarets Operationscenter.

None of the evacuated crew members seem to have been injured. The installation vessel Sea Worker ran aground after the evacuation a couple of kilometers off the coast. Forsvarets Operationscenter, which handles search and rescue missions at sea in Denmark, received the distress call about 30 minutes after midnight.

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