Bulk carrier Smew refloated, Parana
Bulk carrier Smew managed to refloat in two hours after grounding, at 1130 LT May 22, and reportedly, resumed her voyage. According to AIS, though, vessel was anchored below the grounding site in San Pedro area, at 0300 UTC May 23 she was still at anchor, probably undergoing survey.
Parana traffic is closed again, one more bulk carrier aground
Bulk carrier Smew ran aground at around 0930 LT May 22 in about the same place where bulk carrier Nord Hydra grounded, on 288.9 rilometer mark, river Parana. Traffic is stopped, again. Smew with 32163 tons of flour and soybean pellets was en route from San Lorenzo, Argentina, Parana, to Callao, Peru.