Freighter aground, Baltic sea Update
Update Jan 17: Grounding was caused by technical failure, according to Sweden CG. HALLAND is loaded with 5,000 tons of timber. No reports on damages yet. As of 0330 UTC Jan 17, the ship was still aground.
Jan 16: General cargo ship HALLAND according to AIS ran aground at around 1610 UTC Jan 16 on approaches to Monsteras port, Sweden, in Kalmar Strait. The shipgrounded at rather high speed of around 6 knots. She’s en route from Riga Latvia to Monsteras.
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