Alaska fuel barge gets stuck in mud

The Coast Guard was responding yesterday to a fuel barge that settled in the mud and began to show signs of structural stress while offloading petroleum product on the Naknek River in

Ship aground in Sweden’s Gota River

MARCH 10, 2017 — The 3,171 dwt Netherlands-flagged general cargo ship Skagern has run aground in the Gota River southwest of the locks in Trollhättan, Sweden. The Swedish Maritime Administration reports that

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MOL operated containership runs aground

JANUARY 13, 2015 — Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. reported yesterday that the 4,600 TEU MOL-operated containership MOL Express, on charter from Seaspan Corporation, ran aground in shallow water in Tateyama Harbor, Chiba

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Grounded laker refloated

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — The American Spirit, a 1,004-foot freighter that had been hard aground in the Straits of Mackinac since Thursday afternoon (see earlier story), was refloated early Friday morning. Today,