Freighter Runs Aground on Coastline At Full Speed

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According to an article published in Maritime Bulletin, a general cargo ship ran aground on the eastern coast of Tilos island, Greece, Aegean sea.

What happened?

General cargo ship MESSILA with cargo of wind turbine blades ran aground on the eastern coast of Tilos island, Greece, Aegean sea, in the morning Aug 27, while en route from Mersin Turkey to Istanbul.

Vessel runs aground

Judging from the track, the ship didn’t change course as she should, and headed straight ahead, at full speed. She’s probably seriously damaged.

As of 15:40 UTC August 27, she was in the same position, with a tug at her side and another tug approaching.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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