Japanese Panamax STAR OF SAWARA grounding Update
Aug 30: Vessel ran aground in Danish zone of responsibility southeast of Gedser, Falster island, Denmark, obviously while en route to Kiel. No breach, no leak reported. As of 0615 UTC Aug 30, vessel was still aground, with tug FAIRPLAY XII (IMO 9107409) at her side. Danish authorities will review salvage plan before approving operation.
Aug 29: Bulk carrier STAR OF SAWARA ran aground at around 1050 UTC Aug 29 in western Baltic sea north of Rostock in position 54 28N 012 11E, while en route from Ust-Lga Russia to New Orleans, USA. As of 1530 UTC Aug 29, vessel was still aground.