Taiwanese freighter ran aground, refloated

General cargo ship ARIKUN ran aground off Lauis Ledge Lighthouse, south of Cebu city, Philippines, while approaching port of destination, Cebu, at around 0700 LT Aug 3. The ship was refloated in a short time, and resumed moving to Cebu, no spill, no visible damages reported, except some scratches. The ship is loaded with 4120 tons of wheat.
General cargo ship ARIKUN, IMO 9385805, dwt 8763, built 2007, flag Panama, manager WISDOM MARINE LINES SA, Taiwan (EQUASIS).



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