Laden LPG tanker aground, Houston

Witness alert: LPG CLIPPER EIRENE ran aground leaving Houston and being fully laden, at around 1330 UTC Jan 26. Said to stray off fairway. As of 1730 UTC, probably refloated, with 3 tugs at her side and at least 2 nearby.
LPG tanker CLIPPER EIRENE, IMO 9834715, GT 18898, built 2019, flag Norway, manager CLIPPER SHIPPING.




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