[Watch] Fighter Stuck Between River Banks!


Freighter stuck between river banks, Suriname, South America on Apr 27, reports Maritime Bulletin.

What happened?

According to reports, general cargo ship AIM went out of control while navigating Cottica river, Suriname, South America, on Apr 27, and got stuck between two banks. 

Voyage continued

Later, with assistance tug, the ship managed to free itself, and continued its voyage. 

Reason for the mishap

Strong current and narrow channel were reported to be the cause of the mishap. 

Damages reported

  • The ship sustained no or superficial damages. 
  • Locals claim she destroyed village’s jetty and fishing nets. 

The ship reached Nieuw Amsterdam, Cottica river mouth, on Apr 28, and anchored. As of Apr 20, she was in the same position.

About the vessel

General cargo ship AIM, IMO 9204934, dwt 6265, built 1999, flag Antigua, manager INTERSCAN SCHIFFAHRTSGES MBH (EQUASIS).

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Source: Maritime Bulletin


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