Yolanda grounded boxship Schelde Trader and two barges, Cebu
Container ship Schelde Trader caught by typhoon Yolanda ran aground at around 1000 LT Nov 8 13 while departing Talisay City, Cebu, south of Cebu city. Tug was contracted to refloat the vessel, as of 1600 LT Nov 8 salvage was still under way. Crew remains on board, master of the vessel is Dmitriy Melsikov, Russian or Ukrainian.
Two barges, Big Champ and Roger, were grounded by typhoon on a coast of Bohol island, in Guindulman town area. Barges were manned with 8 crew each, one person is missing, others are safe, reported Cebu Daily News.