Transmed’s capesize bulk carrier aground, Taiwan
Capesize bulk carrier CLIA ran aground at 1720 LT Aug 14 at Xingda port, Taiwan, north of Kaohsiung. Vessel is loaded with 80700 tons of coal. As of 1700 UTC Aug 15, vessel was still aground. No leaks reported. Owner hired one tug, but refloating failed. According to insider info, salvage company already contracted, said to be Resolve.