Captain of tug stranded in Netherlands finally returns home to La.

(BEAUMONT, Texas) — The captain of a Texas-based tugboat that was stranded in the Netherlands since July has finally returned home to Louisiana, the Beaumont Enterprise newspaper reported. The Alois was seized in Harlingen, Netherlands, as a result of a bank-payment dispute involving the vessel’s owner. The 65-year-old captain flew home this week and received back pay.
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By Professional Mariner Staff