Bulk carrier grounded, refloated, Parana

Bulk carrier IKAN LEBAN on Dec 24 ran aground on 309 km mark, Parana river, upstream from Obligado, while sailing downstream with cargo of maize, loaded at San Lorenzo. The ship was refloated in the afternoon Dec 25 with tugs assistance, sailed downstream to San Pedro, and anchored there, understood for inspection.As of 1330 UTC Dec 26, she was still at anchor.
Bulk carrier IKAN LEBAN, IMO 9547178, dwt 37059, built 2014, flag Marshall Islands, manager ABO SHOTEN LTD., Japan.





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