MUROS grounding, UK

General cargo vessel MUROS ran aground at around 0700 UTC Dec 3 off Happisburgh, Norfolk, UK, North Sea, while en route from Tees UK to Rochefort France. Vessel grounded on a sandbank on even keel, no damages reported, authorities said she may be refloated ot around 2030 LT with high tide. Understood vessel ran aground, or drifted aground, after some kind of mechanical failure.

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