Handymax ALAM MANIS aground again, this time in Indian ocean
Bulk carrier ALAM MANIS ran aground on Feb 2 in position 09 43S 061 18E, Cargados Carajos Shoals, northnortheast of Mauritius. As of Feb 7, vessel is in the same position, condition unknown. She’s en route from Richards Bay to Pipava India. Judging from port of departure, vessel should be in load.
Reportedly salvage already contracted, probably with Five Oceans. Vessel ran aground on July 17 2015 off Luzon island, Philippines, in a rough weather, read https://www.fleetmon.com/maritime-news/2015/8459/bulk-carrier-alam-manis-aground-probably-avoid-cap/ On a photo ALAM MANIS aground in Philippines waters, photo from Manila Bulletin.