Tanker grounding, Parana estuary

Product tanker FERNI H ran aground on right bank of Parana river downstream from Puerto Parana, Parana estuary, in the morning Mar 13, reportedly after mechanical breakdown. Tanker was refloated same day and anchored upstream from grounding site, resumed voyage late at night Mar 14, according to track. She’s en route from San Martin, Parana, to Zona Comun area, Rio Del La Plata, with some 16,000 tons of gasoil on board.
Product tanker FERNI H, IMO 9502441, dwt 16871, built 2009, flag Liberia, manager COMPANIA NAVIERA HORAMAR SA.

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Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.