ANNA DESGAGNES grounding, bad news for Nunavut
General cargo vessel ANNA DESGAGNES ran aground on July 3 in Varennes area, Saint Lawrence River, down Montreal, while en route to Ile aux Coudres. Vessel suffered some damages, was refloated and taken on tow to be towed back to Montreal. As of 0100 UTC July 4 vessel was proceeding under tow of OCEAN ROSS GAUDRAULT tug, approaching Montreal Est. Vessel’s mishap is bad news for Nunavut community, vessel was supposed to arrive in Iqaluit by July 23. Many people in Nunavut communities are depending on the arrival of the Anna Desgagnes for various items, said CBC News.