PALO DE TINTE hard aground, Yucatan
Offshore supply vessel PALO DE TINTE ran aground on Arrecife Alacranes reefs, north of Yucatan, Gulf of Mexico, on Apr 15. As of 1700 UTC Apr 17 vessel is still aground. Several attempts to refloat the vessel failed, larger and more powerful tug is contracted. Vessel is to be refloated Apr 17 or 18, and taken to ship repair yard.