Mega boxship CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA grounding, UK
Mega container ship CMA CGM VASCO DE GAMA reportedly ran aground shortly after midnight Aug 22 while approaching Southampton UK, arriving from Algeciras. Giant ship of 17859 TEU capacity was refloated some 30 minutes after grounding, details of grounding and refloating unknown. As of 1330 UTC Aug 22, vessel was docked in Southampton, no news on damages, if any. Most probably, underwater survey was or will be carried out.