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Lost Vibro Corer West of Shetland

Please be advised that the Stirl Explorer managed to break away from the Vibro Corer, recovery failed and it has been left on the seabed in position

                                60°21.430'N   003°51.360'W   

The Vibro corer is believed to have penetrated 3 metres into the seabed and is a hazard to fishing boats as its also standing a few metres off the seabed.


For further information: Raymond Hall, SFF, Tel: +44 (0)1224 646944  email:

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