Unilink II

Unilink II

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On July 19, the 673 dwt cargo vessel Unilink II ran aground off  Barangay Poblacion, Naga, Philippines. The Unilink II had dropped anchor earlier that day, but the weather worsen with increased winds and waves causing the anchor to drag. The Unilink II drifted until it struck some concrete pilings and eventually ran ashore. No reports of injuries to the 19 crew on board or pollution released. The vessel was to be inspected for damage.  Authorities have detained the Unilink II until owner’s settle damages caused to the concrete piers by the incident.

Emine Anne

Emine Anne

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The 69 meter long, 1602 dwt cargo vessel Emine Anne ran aground near Bozcaada, Turkey. The Emine Anne was en route to Ancona from Constanta with 1300 tons of iron when the crew lost control of the steering  and the vessel struck the breakwall. No reports of injuries to the nine crew on board. The Turkish Coast Guard dispatched a lifeboat to the scene. No reports of pollution released.

Petrovsk

Petrovsk

The 109 meter long, 3265 dwt ro-ro cargo vessel Petrovsk allided with the docks in the port of Kavkaz, Russia. The Petrovsk was completing a maneuver to dock when it struck some construction between the piers. The construction was sustained serious damage. No reports of injuries or pollution released.

Daniel K

Daniel K

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The 90 meter long cargo vessel Daniel K ran aground on Eo River off Ribadeo, Spain. The Daniel K, loaded with 4000 tons of paper pulp, was attempting a manuever when it ran up on a sandbank. Unable to free itself, the Daniel K requested assistance. Two tugs arrived and pulled the cargo vessel free on the following high tide. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Hengfeng 907

Hengfeng 907

On July 8, the 4700 dwt cargo vessel Hengfeng 907 went adrift on the Jinsha River near near Yibin, China. The Hengfeng 907, loaded with 3200 tons of phosphate, had been moored at a dock when heavy rains cause the river levels to rise some 7 meters. The Hengfeng 907 had its mooring lines snap and the cargo vessel drifted down the river. Authorities were alerted and dispatched vessels to her aid. After several hours, rescuers were able to help secure an anchor and prevented the Hengfeng 907 from a possible capsizing. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.