Second attempt to refloat capsized dredger planned for Tuesday evening

DredgerArmonaSmallA failed effort to refloat the capsized dredger near the Ria Formosa island of Armona hasn’t defeated the Naval group accountable for

The utilization of different, stronger gear, such as flotation luggage delivered down from Lisbon, must observe the boat righted during an effort on Tuesday evening.

Four employees jumped apparent and have been treated for hypothermia with a single getting therapy in Faro Hospital to get a suspected spinal injury. .

The accident likely occurred as a result of irregular loading of sand although the Olhão mayor said last week that it was too premature to draw definitive conclusions.

Salvage work began last Saturday, however following a failed effort to correct the boat on Sunday, a reassessment and a change of tactics was required after one of those bags burst along with the dredger stayed on its own side.

Work has lasted, to remove sand from the east side of the dredger, thus developing a melancholy, and much more flotation bags have to be utilized.

When that the dredger is righted and pumped out, work will start to correct the engine so the boat can make its means to vent after refuelling.
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