Container ship aground? Update aground confirmed.
Jul 14: Container ship ANGELES confirmed aground, said local authorities. Dutch salvage was contracted, technicians team to arrive soon. No word on ship being under way during grounding. Drifted or moved around, while being anchored?
Container ship ANGELES reportedly ran aground in Pierto Cortes harbor anchorage area, Honduras, Caribbean coast, at around 0800 UTC Jul 12, after being anchored for some 2-3 hours, without any recorded movement. Probably she drifted aground, or grounded while moving around at anchor, but there are no shallows in ship’s vicinity, with depths varying from 25 to 35 meters. ANGELES arrived to Puerto Cortes from Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Position doesn’t change and as of 0330 UTC Jul 13 she still seems to be aground.
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