Bulk carrier Loreto grounding
Bulk carrier Loreto reportedly ran aground in Strait of Magellan on Dec 31 some 100 nm west of Punta Arenas, Chile, listing 8 deg starboard. Vessel was refloated the same day or on Jan 1, and escorted to Punta Arenas, arriving on Punta Arenas road on Jan 1. As of morning Jan 3 vessel was in the same position, anchored on Punta Arenas road. No leaks reported, damages are to be assessed by a survey in Punta Areans.