Freighter grounded at Nafplion, Greece

General cargo ship SIBEL D ran aground at around 0630 UTC Dec 22 while leaving Nafplion port, Peloponnese Greece, after offloading cargo of fertilizers. The ship reportedly veered off fairway, and ran aground. No damages, no leak reported. SIBEL D is to be refloated with the help of tugs after underwater survey. As of 1530 UTC, the ship was still aground.
General cargo ship SIBEL D, IMO 9065194, dwt 4592, built 1992, flag Panama, manager CHS GROUP OF CO LTD, Istanbul (EQUASIS).

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.