Bulk carrier grounding, Ramallo, Argentina

Bulk carrier FEDERAL TIBER ran aground on kilometer 310 mark in Ramallo area, river Parana, at around 1950 UTC Mar 19, while proceeding upstream to San Nicolas, Argentina, with cargo of ore. The ship managed to refloat by own means in about half an hour, resumed sailing. Was anchored at San Nicolas in the evening Mar 19, understood damages are slight or none.
Bulk carrier FEDERAL TIBER, IMO 9644483, dwt 55337, built 2013, flag Marshall Islands, Manager FEDNAV.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.