SCF crude oil tanker grounding in Suez Canal

Feb. 14, 2018 at 13:58 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

SCF crude oil tanker ZALIV AMURSKIY ran aground at 41 kilometer mark in Suez Canal in the afternoon Feb 13, while transiting Canal in northern direction, understood traffic was affected. Tanker said to be refloated at around noon Feb 14 and moving to Port Said, on tow or escorted by tug. Traffic restored. Steering failure mentioned as the cause of grounding.

IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this vessel as having a ‘green’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 33% (14-FEB-18), compared to the fleet average 34.8%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.

SCF crude oil tanker grounding in Suez Canal

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