Tug with coal laden barge ran aground, Manila
Tug Manyplus 1 with Barge AZ Shanghai on tow ran aground at 200 meters away from Baywalk, Roxas Boulevard, Manila, at 0445 LT on October 18, reported PCG. Tug with barge, loaded with 7500 tons of coal, arrived to Manila on Oct 16 from Indonesia, and was anchored at the Quarantine Anchorage Area. Tug dragged anchor, and drifted aground. Reportedly tug owner is to contract salvage to refloat barge.