Category Archives: Grounding

Abyo Angelina

Abyo Angelina
Photo: sl24.com.ar

On September 15, the 220 meter long bulk carrier Abyo Angelina ran aground on the Parana River near Arroyo Seco, Argentina. The Abyo Angelina was bound for China with 40,000 tons of iron ore when it got stuck in the river.  No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The vessel remained aground for several days until the tug Ranquel was able to refloat the Abyo Angelina on September 19.

Hannah Beth

Hannah Beth
Photo: dorsetecho.co.uk

The 10 meter long fishing vessel Hannah Beth ran ashore on the beach near Burton Bradstock, West Dorset, England.  The vessel had run aground and was left high-and-dry with the outgoing tide. The crew have secured the vessel and requested a tug to assist in refloating the vessel on the following high tide. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Collision off Puerto Rico

Photo: uscg
Photo: uscg

The 42 foot long fishing vessel Sea Shepherd collided with the Coast Guard Cutter Key Largo off Vieques, Puerto Rico. The Key Largo struck the fishing vessel during the early morning hours. The Sea Shepherd sank after the collision in 100 feet of water. The two crew on the Sea Shepherd were safely rescued.  No reports of injuries or pollution released.