Reefer grounding, Norway

Reefer cargo ship HOLMFOSS ran aground in Lerstad area, east of Alesund, Norway, in the afternoon Jun 17. In several hours, the ship was refloated with tug assistance, and taken to Ellingsoufjord for inspection. Understood no damages, or serious damages, were found, the ship resumed voyage to Alesund. As of 1500 UTC Jun 17, HOLMFOSS was approaching Alesund.
Reefer cargo ship HOLMFOSS, IMO 9359662, GT 3538, built 2007, flag Norway, manager EIMSKIP.



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.