Tag: Ship grounding

Jorvik

Jorvik

Jorvik
Photo: shipspotting.com

The 88 meter long, 3697 dwt cargo vessel Jorvik ran aground on the Ouse River while en route to Goole, Yorkshire, England. The Jorvik had become stuck on a mud bank. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Jorvik
Photo: shipspotting.com
Anne Rowe

Anne Rowe

Anne Rowe
Photo: Gloucestertimes.com

On November 9, the 45 foot long fishing vessel Anne Rowe ran aground between Brace Cove and Eastern Point Lighthouse, Massachusetts. The Anne Rowe had run up onto the rocky shoreline during the early morning hours leaving the lobster boat high and dry.

Authorities were alerted and the Coast Guard dispatched the 47-foot response boat along with other units to the scene. They found the crew in survival gear and aided them to shore. No reports of injuries.

Reports state the Anne Rowe was refloated and proceeded to a nearby shipyard for repairs. No reports of pollution released. The cause of the grounding was not disclosed.

Anne Rowe
Photo: Gloucestertimes.com
Frakt Vik

Frakt Vik

Frakt Vik
Photo: fyens.dk

The 90 meter long, 4500 dwt cargo vessel Frakt Vik ran aground near Hagenør in Skærbæk, Denmark. The cargo vessel had been underway from Aviles when it run up on a sandbar close to the shoreline. Authorities were notified and dispatched a patrol boat to the scene. After an inspection found no pollution had been released, the Frakt Vik was allowed to attempt to refloat itself. A short time later the Frakt Vik was able to free itself. The vessel proceeded to Apenrade where divers inspect the hull for damage. No reports of injuries.