Yagna Purush

Salvage of Yagna Purush

M.V. “YAGNA PURUSH” a flat top 500-tonne iron ore carrying barge overturned and sank at Mormugao Harbor due to a collision. The vessel was refloated upside down; and parbuckling operations were carried out using shore tackle and tug to upright the vessel. The entire operations were carried out in rough monsoon weather conditions and completed in 21 days. The barge was towed and delivered at the owner's shipyard about 10 miles away. The salvage operations were carried out at a depth of 12 meters of water.

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