NORDFJORD grounding, Norway

March 10, 2017 at 13:40 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel NORDFJORD ran aground at around 1100 LT Mar 10 north of Kopervik, Norway. According to track, vessel managed to refloat in just minutes after contacting bottom, and resumed sailing under own power. Vessel suffered hull breach in underwater area, with slight water ingress. Vessel was directed to Kopervik for survey, repairs and investigation.

NORDFJORD grounding, Norway