Cargo ship ran aground, Hull Breached off Ukraine


A general cargo ship ran aground in Dnieper River, Ukraine, reports the fleetmon.

What happened?

General cargo ship OREL-3 ran aground and reportedly sustained a hull breach at around 0600 UTC Nov 22 on Dnieper River, Ukraine, shortly after leaving Zaporozhye port, and proceeding downstream.

Unknown Object Contact

Information is rather sketchy, it may be assumed, that the ship contacted some object and was breached.

The  Master breached the ship loaded with scrap on the sandy river bank to avoid or to minimize water ingress. The ship was bound for Greece.

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Source: Fleetmon


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