Category Archives: Grounding

YM Wish

YM Wish
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The 368 meter long, 122,625 dwt container ship YM Wish ran aground on the Elbe off Glückstadt, Germany. The YM Wish had suffered engine failure allowing the vessel to drift aground before the anchors could be dropped. Multiple tugs were requested and were able to refloat the boxship later the same day.  The tugs towed the YM Wish to  Brunsbüttel for inspections. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Baroda

Baroda
Photo: presseportal.de

On July 28, the 110 meter long self-propelled barge Baroda ran aground on the Rhine off Mainz, Germany. The Baroda had departed from  Mainz with 1600 tonnes of soy products when it became stuck just outside the industrial port. Another vessel which had come from Basel came to the Baroda’s  aid. The vessel pulled the Baroda free later the same day.  The Baroda proceeded to Duisburg where it was inspected by authorities.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Yong Feng Da 8

Yong Feng Da 8
Photo: shipspotting.com

On July 26, the 54 meter long tanker Yong Feng Da 8 ran aground on the Haihe River near Tianjin, China. The tanker was lightered and refloated later the same day.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution.