German cargo ship grounding, Ust-Luga, Russia

General cargo vessel ADIANTE ran aground while entering Ust-Luga port, Russia, Gulf of Finland, at 1310 Moscow time Sep 9, reported MRCC Moscow. Vessel with pilot on board, strayed off fairway in buoys 8-9 area, and grounded by stern. She was refloated with the help of tug at 1555 and taken to berth, no leak, no damages reported. As of 1400 UTC Sep 11, vessel was still berthed at Ust-Luga.
General cargo vessel ADIANTE, IMO 9360477, dwt 4672, built 2009, flag Portugal, manager Briese Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG.

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