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New shipwreck in Uruguay

By Sue Richards last modified Jul 17, 2009 08:53 PM

Published: 2009-07-17 20:53:30
Countries: Uruguay

New shipwreck in Uruguay, tugboat called Bandama of Mexican flag. This incident produced a spill of about 8,000 liters of diesel oil. Divers of the Navy cut the steel cable used for the tugboat.

This is the oficial report from the local National Hydrography Service:
RADIONAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS -

Navarea warning 0172 15/07/09 NAVAREA VI 0172
REPUBLICA ORIENTAL DEL URUGUAY. RIO DE LA PLATA. CHART H-113
F/V SUNK - B/R "BANDAMA" - 35-00 S 55-06.5 W
UNMARKED- INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY SOHMA

Omar Sanchez

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