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In Pas passage - de - Calais operation on lifting of the sunk Norwegian vessel " has come to the end; Trikolor "

In Pas passage - de - Calais operation on lifting of remains of the Norwegian vessel " has come to the end; Trikolor " sunk in December, 2002.

as the representative of the international consortium who has been created specially 4 lifting of the dry-cargo ship W 35 - metre depth, " has informed on Wednesday; all WRK on case lifting " Trikolora " are successfully finished ".

Operation has begun in July, 2003. By means of special technics which was used earlier at lifting of the Russian nuclear submarine " Kursk " the case of the Norwegian dry-cargo ship cut on nine sections. Till November, 2003 five sections have taken on a surface and delivered in the Belgian port Zebrjugge 4 recycling. However then WRK it was necessary to suspend from - for approaches of a storm season.

In the middle of May of this year of WRK have been renewed and have come to the end only now. As experts believe, the operation budget as a result has exceeded originally planned sum of $40 million.

" Trikolor " on which board was about 3 thousand cars of prestigious stamps, Dunkirk after collision with the Bahama container truck " has sunk in 20 n miles 2 the north from the French port; Kariba ". The vessel crew managed to escape.

as " Trikolor " has sunk on small depth in brisk area of the international navigation, other vessels, however every time three times encountered its remains it was possible to avoid serious consequences.