Norwegian coaster grounding

General cargo ship CANMAR ran aground during the night Jul 1-2 at Westeralen Archipelago waters, Nordaland, Norway. The ship was refloated soon after grounding and taken under tow. Grounding was caused by mechanical failure, small water ingress is mentioned. As of 0430 UTC Jul 2 the ship on tow of SAR vessels was approaching Stokmarknes, where she’s to undergo inspection.
General cargo ship CANMAR, IMO 9075369, dwt 1260, built 1993, flag Norway.



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