Freighter Melody is still aground, Sakhalin

Dec. 10, 2012 at 00:45 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Freighter Melody is still aground on Sakhalin Island coast in Tatarskiy Strait. Salvage tug Atlas arrived to a distressed vessel on Dec 8 2012, during the day Dec 9 there were several attempts to refloat vessel, but to no avail, vessel is still aground. Salvors will try to refloat vessel on Dec 10 with high tide. There is no immediate danger to Melody or the crew, vessel is stuck on a sandy shoal with no damages to hull. Vessel ran aground early in the morning Dec 7 in position 46 13N 141 54E, see map http://www.odin.tc/news/read.asp?articleID=1610

Freighter Melody is still aground, Sakhalin

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