July 24, 2016 Leave a Comment
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.