Category Archives: Grounding

Hai Truong 36

Hai Truong 36

The cargo vessel Hai Truong 36 ran aground  off Binh Thuan, Vietnam. The Hai Truong 36 was departed from Hai Phong with 3,000 tons of rice on board  when it grounded off La Gi.  The vessel lost stability, but the crew was able to correct by ballasting. No reports of injuries to the 13 crew on board.  Lightering was started later the same day with 500 tons of cargo unloaded to assist in refloating the cargo vessel.

Ever Grand

Ever Grand

The 229 meter long, 81,688 dwt bulk carrier Ever Grand ran aground in Brake, Germany. The Ever Grand had arrived from Aratu with 60,000 tons of soy pellets when it became stuck at the south pier. Two tugs were unable to refloat the bulk carrier initially, but were successful when the tide returned. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Sunnanvik

Sunnanvik
Photo: vk.se

The 124 meter long cement carrier Sunnanvik ran aground near Holmsund off Lillbådans Lighthouse, Sweden. The Sunnanvik was headed to Umea from Slite when it ran hard aground  with 2500 tons of cement on board. The hull sustained damage with one ballast tank holed and suffered some water ingress. No reports of injuries to the 17 crew on board or pollution released. Authorities launched a Coastguard vessel to monitor the situation. Reports state multiple tugs were requested to aid in refloating the Sunnanvik.