Bulk carrier ran aground, refloated, Parana river

Bulk carrier AGIA ELENI ran aground in Parana river near 350 kilometer mark, at the top of Isla De Cattaneo (just below San Nicolas) at around 1200 UTC Sep 18, while proceeding downstream in load condition, en route from San Lorenzo Argentina to Cienfuegos, Cuba. Bulk carrier was refloated at roughly 0100-0200 UTC Sep 20, with the help of 2 tugs. As of 0300 UTC, the ship started moving downstream, most probably under own power, escorted by tugs.
Bulk carrier AGIA ELENI, IMO 9370317, dwt 29664, built 2008, flag Marshall Islands, manager NEWPORT SA, Greece.





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