AURIGA grounding, Kiel Canal
General cargo vessel AURIGA ran aground in Kiel Canal at around 1120 UTC Oct 12 near Tackesdorf, while transiting in northern direction. Grounding said to be caused by a blackout, vessel dropped anchor, but it didn’t prevent grounding. Vessel was refloated with the help of a tug, and resumed sailing at around 1400 UTC, she reached Holtenau and was docked there at around 1800 UTC, understood for survey. Vessel is en route to Finland.