EGON W grounding, Finland
General cargo vessel EGON W ran aground at around 0800 Helsinki time Sep 13 in Lapinsalmi, off western coast of Harkinsalo, Finland inner waterways, while en route from Joensuu to Glueckstadt, Germany. Vessel was refloated some 3 hours later, understood by own means, after divers survey. No spill reported. Grounding was caused by engine failure. After refloating, vessel turned back, sailed along the morning track, and as of 1500 Helsinki time was approaching Savonlinna, reason unknown. Maybe vessel suffered some damages.