Bulk carrier Goodfaith aground, water ingress, evacuation hampered by a storm
Bulk carrier Goodfaith ran aground in a stormy weather on the northern coast of Andros island, Greece, Aegean sea, shortly after midnight Feb 11, while ballasting from Eleusis, Greece, to Odessa, Ukraine. Master reported water ingress and asked for evacuation. Crew is 22, CG ships and rescuers are heading for the accident site, fearing the weather will hamper salvage and if required, crew rescue. Helicopters weren’t able to reach distressed vessel due to near-gale strength wind.