Freighter grounding, Seine, France

General cargo ship KELLY C ran aground on Seine river in front of La Bouille, shortly after leaving Rouen port, France, bound for Casablanca, at around 1815 UTC Mar 17. The ship was refloated in less than an hour with the help of a Rouen port tug, and sailed back to Rouen, where she was berthed, understood for inspection. As of 0730 UTC Mar 18, KELLY C was still at Rouen. Reportedly, the ship ran aground while maneuvering to pass clear of tug with barge.
General cargo ship KELLY C, IMO 9558024, dwt 6700, built 2011, flag UK, manager VERTOM SHIPPING & TRADING BV (EQUASIS).

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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.