Bulk Carrier MV Tundra runs aground in Saint Lawrence Seaway.



The Saint Lawrence Seaway is open for traffic after 42 hours due to a Cruise Ship mishap.  This was once again into problems due to MV Tundra running aground just hours after the reopening of traffic way.

The 185 meter MV Tundra, ran aground at around 1 a.m. on Sunday, 21st June 2015, on the Saint Lawrence River near Summerstown, Ontario, just south of Lancaster.  The vessel sailed a short distance out of the shipping channel and ran hard aground.  There have been no reports of injuries.

The transportations Safety Board of Canada has deployed an investigating team to find the reasons behind the grounding.  The vessel was previously involved in a grounding incident in the year 2012.

The MV Tundra is owned by Montreal-based Canfornav, part of Canadian Forest Navigation.  Canfornav has a fleet of over 40 vessels dedicated to servicing the St. Lawrence Seaway and Great Lakes.


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