The 143 meter long, 14595 dwt cargo vessel Flevoborg ran aground on the St. Lawrence River off Sainte Croix, Quebec, Canada. The Flevoborg was headed to Warrenpoint with a cargo of maize from Montreal, Canada when it suffered engine failure and went aground. Tugs were dispatched and was able to refloat the cargo vessel. The Flevoborg was taken under tow back to Foulon Cove for repairs and inspected for damage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 135 meter long, 15100 dwt asphalt/bitumen tanker Damia Desgagnes became disabled and went aground on the St. Lawrence River near the Iroquois Lock. The Damia Desgagnes had suffered a mechanical failure before it had run aground. The vessel sustained no damage, injuries or pollution released.
Reports state two tugs arrived and pulled the tanker free. Also, the crew were able to repair the mechanical issue and the Damia Desgagnes was proceeding on its voyage.
The 225 meter long, 77684 dwt bulk carrier Glory Trader ran aground on the Mississippi River near Pilottown, Louisiana. The Glory Trader was headed to Haifa from New Orleans when it ran aground.
Reports state two tugs were dispatched to the scene to assist in refloating the bulk carrier. No further details reported.