Investigation Video Details Helge Ingstad Collision – Must Watch

The below video was released as part of the Accident Investigation Board of Norway’s part one report on its one report on 8 November 2018 collision between the Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad and oil tanker Sola TS outside the Sture Terminal in Norway’s Hjeltefjord fjord near Bergen. The part one report contains the results of the AIBN’s investigation of the sequence of … [Read more...]

Norway Releases Frigate Helge Ingstad Collision Report

Officials in Norway have released a report containing the results of the first phase of the Accident Investigation Board Norway’s investigation into the collision involving the Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad and the oil tanker Sola TS outside the Sture terminal in November 2018.  The first phase of the investigation sought to establish the sequence of events leading up … [Read more...]

Crews Complete Salvage of Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad

Salvage crews have completed the salvage of the Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad four months after the frigate collided with a tanker and partially sank in a fjord along the west coast Norway. The salvage was carried out by Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV, the Belgian subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, Herbosch-Kiere and DEME, in cooperation with BOA … [Read more...]

Salvage Cranes Start Work On Norwegian Frigate KNM Helge Ingstad

(Reuters) - Two crane barges early on Tuesday began raising KNM Helge Ingstad, the submerged Norwegian navy frigate which collided with an oil tanker in November and has remained stranded off Norway’s west coast since, the armed forces said. The accident injured eight people and caused the temporary closure of a North Sea crude export terminal, Norway’s top gas … [Read more...]

Norway Releases Preliminary Report on Frigate Collision

The Accident Investigation Board of Norway (AIBN) released Thursday its preliminary report on its investigation into the November 8 collision involving the Norwegian frigate 'KNM Helge Ingstad' and a laden commercial oil tanker Sola TS near the Sture terminal in Hjeltefjorden, Norway. The collision resulted in extensive damage to the frigate, leading to the abandoning of the … [Read more...]