According to reports, a containership grounded in the Suez Canal on November 26, when it lost power, interrupting the flow of traffic. Specifically, the containership Al Muraykh lost power and grounded in the southbound traffic lanes. Although 24 vessels that were ahead of the grounded vessel continued their voyage, nine other southbound vessels were caught behind the ship. The northbound convoy was also reportedly suspended.
The containership Tina I has grounded off Batam, Indonesia, on November 22, colliding with the Iranian containership Shahra. The latter has been grounded at the same ground for six months.
For the second time in a few days, a ship got “stuck” in the Isthmus of Corinth, Greece as rocks and stones receded again.
Around 331 passengers and 98 crew members are stranded after the passenger ferry Viking Grace, ran aground on November 21, off the coast of Mariehamn, Finland.
The NTSB issued an investigation report on the contact of barge YD 71 with a pier in Virginia, in November 2019, after breaking loose from its mooring. The report identified a shackle pin in the mooring arrangement working itself free in heavy weather led to the barge’s uncontrolled drift.
On November 6, the ex-Holland America cruise ship Aegean Majesty broke loose from its moorings and ran aground on a sandbar at the port of Corinth, Greece.
In light of the Wakashio grounding off the Mauritius coast on 25 July, Lianyungang Dali Underwater Engineering is about to start the removal operations for the stern of the ship.
Standard Club explains the historically and critically low water level of the Parana River, explaining the risks and why owners should be aware of the potential groundings when navigating this river.
The Maltese registered LPG tanker Seasurfer ran aground in the Port of Praia in October 2019, as the pilotage section of the passage plan contained no specific directions on manoeuvring with the use of tug/s at Praia, investigation by Transport Malta MSIU revealed.
NKD Maritime Limited, owners of the boxship MV Jakarta, confirmed that during very heavy weather and sea conditions the ship grounded on the eastern coast of Vietnam on 10 October.
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