LAXFOSS leaves Eimskip fleet.

April 30st 2020 – Today LAXFOSS left service for Eimskip after 20 years in the North Atlantic sailings for her owners.

Cast off for anchorage

She had been sold to Liberia in January but chartered to her former owner for short time. Due to Covid-19 her charter was ended sooner that expected.

Passing by her sister GOÐAFOSS. Close look at Goðafoss bridge her captain is waveing his old vessel Dettifoss/Laxfoss which he was in her first crew under Icelandic ownership 20 years ago.

After finishing her last voyage her Master, Chief Officer and Chief Engineer needed to be replaced as they where Eimskip employed but her new owner had problems of flying in new crewmembers due to the epidemic.

LAXFOSS (ex DETTIFOSS) heads for her anchorage waiting for further orders about her next port of call.

Laxfoss left the Eimsip terminal after crew replacement on April 20st. for anchorage outside of Reykjavik till end of her charter that enden April 30st.

She had short visit back to pier in Reykjavik on May 1st. before departing for Malta enroute to brakers yard in India according to sources.