SMEW

SMEW

The 180 meter long, 35998 dwt bulk carrier Smew ran aground on the Parana River near San Pedro, Argentina. The Smew was en route to Callao, Peru from San Lorenzo, Argentina with 32000 tons of flour and soybeans when it stranded on the river. Traffic was halted on the river for several hours until the Smew was able to work itself free. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Norwegian Dawn

Norwegian Dawn

The 292 meter long, 7500 dwt passenger cruise ship Norwegian Dawn ran aground on a reef off Bermuda’s North Channel. The Norwegian Dawn departed from Boston for a 7 day cruise with 2,675 passengers and 1,062 crew bound for Bermuda when it suffered a power blackout in the North Channel. The cruise ship lost propulsion and drifted onto the reef. No reports of injuries or pollution release. The crew was able to restore power. Divers were requested to inspect the hull along with a tugboat to help refloat the vessel.

Scorpius

SCORPIUS

The 130 meter long, 11249 dwt tanker Scorpius became disabled off Drøbak, Norway. The Scorpius had departed from Kalundborg, Denmark bound for Oslo when it suffered engine failure off Drøbak. The tanker began to drift, but was brought under control with the aid of several tugs.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. Reports state the crew of the Scorpius restored power and continued on its voyage.

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