Dutch cargo ship hard aground in Kattegat, Sweden Update Drunk Captain

Aug 5 Update: According to Swedish officials, ship ran aground because of drunken Captain of Russian nationality, he was detained and is facing imprisonment.

General cargo ship BBC LAGOS ran aground south of Helsinborg, Sweden, Kattegat, at around 2130 UTC Aug 3, on a sandbank, while passing Kattegat in western direction, en route from Klaipeda Lithuania to Las Palmas Spain. Judging from AIS, the ship ran aground while sailing at full speed, so she should be hard aground, apparently it was a navigational error, the ship didn’t change course and sailed straight ahead towards the coast.

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