Cement carrier aground, Sweden

Cement carrier Sunnanvik in the evening June 29 ran aground some 3 nm off Holmsund, south of Umea, Sweden, in Gulf of Bothnia. Vessel is loaded with 2500 tons of cement. Ballast tank or tanks reportedly breached with ensuing water ingress. Refloating is to take place on June 30. Grounding reportedly was caused by failed steering.

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