Tanker ASTRAL EXPRESS aground in Chittagong
Sep 15 morning Update: Tanker’s condition unknown, seems like she was refloated and berthed.
Sep 14:Tanker ASTRAL EXPRESS in the morning Sep 14 ran aground in Karnaphuli river, Chittagong, while maneuvering to dock at oil jetty, with 27000 tons of diesel fuel on board. Tanker’s cargo is to be lightered into barges, traffic in Channel said to be not affected. Officials said they plan to refloat vessel in the afternoon Sep 14, with high tide.
IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having an ‘amber’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 39% (29-MAY-17), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.<br>
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: ‘Good” indicator.