Container Ship Ran Aground Off Quebec



Incident: Vessel grounding
Vessel Type: Container ship
Date: 22nd January 2016
Location: About 190 kilometers northeast of Montreal
Casualties/Pollution: None

The reports state that the vessel faced rudder problems and drifted off course.  Since the vessel could not refloat on its own power, the Canada’s Transportation Safety Board dispatched a crew to the spot.

Fortunately, the vessel did not suffer any breach on its hull.  There were no reports of pollution or casualties and the incident was not a hindrance to the traffic.