Bulk carrier grounding, Paranagua
Bulk carrier Sofia ran aground early in the morning June 23 while leaving port of Paranagua in Paranagua Bay north of Pontal do Sul, Brazil, en route to Santos. Grounding was caused by mechanical failure. According to AIS track, vessel was refloated some two hours later and taken to Paranagua outer road. At 0500 UTC June 24 she was in the same position at anchor. No information on damages.