Coaster aground, crew airlifted to safety, Norway
General cargo ship OSFJORD ran aground in Linesoya waters, north of Trondheim, Norway, while sailing in southern direction from Brønnøysund to Kristiansund. Early in the morning Sep 22, in rough weather conditions. SAR boat couldn’t approach grounded ship, so helicopter was deployed and ship’s 4 crew were airlifted to safety. The ship remains aground. Understood grounding was caused by mechanical failure, which disabled the ship.
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