Bulk Carrier Runs Aground Shortly After Unmooring

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Bulk carrier ran aground in Parana river downstream from San Lorenzo Port on Nov 19, shortly after unmooring, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

Bulk carrier ASIA GRAECA ran aground in Parana river downstream from San Lorenzo Port, shortly after unmooring from San Lorenzo Terminal 6 and sailing downstream on Nov 19. 

Refloated with help

She was refloated 24 hours later with the help of tugs, taken downstream and anchored halfway between San Lorenzo and Rosario for inspection. 

About the vessel 

The ship with 39300 tons of soybean meal on board is bound for Japan, she’s to be topped off in Santos.

Bulk carrier ASIA GRAECA, IMO 9279381, dwt 73902, built 2002, flag Cyprus, manager ANGELAKOS HELLAS SA.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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