CONTAINER SHIP AGROUND, BAY OF BENGAL, UPDATE, REFLOATED

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May 16 1330 UTC UPDATE: Refloated in the afternoon May 16, proceeded to Kolkata, berthed. 
May 16 morning UPDATE: Still aground, several tugs deployed to refloat the ship. 
May 14: Container ship KOTA RAJIN ran aground onto Hoogly river bank below Kolkata at around 0500 UTC May 14, while proceeding upstream to Kolkata. Was still aground as of 0730 UTC May 15, with no tugs visible nearby.

Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on May 16, 2021 at 13:34