Bulk carrier grounding in White sea, Mar 19 Update

March 19, 2018 at 14:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

During the night Mar 14 bulk carrier HARRIET ran aground off Mudyug island western coast, White Sea, Russia, shortly after leaving Arkhangelsk port with 20000 tons of coal on board, destined for Terneuzen Netherlands. Bulk carrier was proceeding in ice, with icebreaker in the lead. Icebreaker suffered blackout, bulk carrier moved with ice floe from fairway to shallows. As of Mar 19, bulk carrier is still hard aground.
Underwater survey to be carried out on Mar 20, two salvage options under consideration: either to lighter bulk carrier, or attempt to refloat her with the help of icebreakers.
Mar 16: Bulk carrier HARRIETT, IMO 9239458, dwt 25,565, White sea off Arkhangelsk port, Russia, marked as aground since afternoon Mar 15, shortly after leaving Arkhangelsk, bound for Terneuzen.
Mar 17 Update: As of 0800 UTC, still marked as Aground, coordinates don’t change.
Mar 19: As of 0800 UTC, still in the same position.

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Bulk carrier grounding in White sea, Mar 19 Update

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