Bulk Carrier Ran Aground Off Sweden

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Accident : Vessel Grounding
Date : 19 September 2015
Vessel Involved : M/V Victoria, a bulk carrier
Casualties : None
Pollution : Nil

The vessel carrying wheat, bunker fuel and diesel stuck on a shoal off the west Varberg, Sweden.  It was en route from Rostock, Germany to Guinea when the incident happened. 1997 built vessel suffered a 3-meter long breach.  The investigations for the cause are underway.  

Source: Sveriges Radio

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