Bulk carrier grounding, Rosario

Bulk carrier STAR ATHENA ran aground off the berth after unmooring or during unmooring, at around 0830 UTC Jan 24, at Rosario port, Parana river, Argentina, being loaded with soybeans. The ship was refloated at around 2300 UTC same day, moved across river to opposite bank and anchored. As of 0430 UTC Jan 25, she remained at anchor. Ship’s next port of call is Bahia Blanca Argentina, to complete loading.
Bulk carrier STAR ATHENA, IMO 9497880, dwt 57809, built 2012, flag Norway, manager G2 OCEAN AS.





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