Bulk carrier IKAN KERAPU hard aground, Gulf of Riga

Bulk carrier IKAN KERAPU ran aground at around 0600 UTC Jul 15 in position 57 46N 21 43E in Irbe Strait, Gulf of Riga, Baltic sea, while en route from Riga Latvia to Taranto Italy. As of 0400 UTC Jul 17, bulk carrier was still aground, with no tugs in sight. No information on damages.
Bulk carrier IKAN KERAPU, IMO 9697959, dwt 78020, built 2015, flag Panama, manager DOUN KISEN KK.



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