Container ship MAERSK SAIGON grounding
Container ship MAERSK SAIGON ran aground in Santos port channel shortly after midday Dec 7 while leaving Santos, bound for Port Elizabeth, SAR. Vessel stranded some 30 meters off fairway. Vessel was soon refloated and moved to outer anchorage, for survey. While sailing to anchorage, vessel suffered one more mishap. At 0430 UTC Dec 8 MAERSK SAIGON was in the same position, anchored on outer road. No leak reported. On a photo grounded MAERSK SAIGON.