Magellan Spirit refloated
Teekay’s LNG tanker Magellan Spirit was refloated on Jan 22 from a mud bank off Harkourt, Nigeria. Tanker was offloaded by STS to LNG tanker Excellence, after survey, providing no damages found, Magellan Spirit will backload the cargo and resume voyage.
Magellan Spirit aground off Bonny, Nigeria
Maersk LNG tanker Magellan Spirit ran aground on Jan 6 in position 04 20N 007 06E, some 5 nm south of Bonny, Nigeria, en route from Bonny to Gwangyang, Korea, meaning vessel was loaded. As of morning Jan 8 vessel was in the same position, tug Smit Diare was spotted nearby. No reports on damages or details of the grounding.