Bulk carrier grounding, Brazil: UPDATE, photo

Bulk carrier AEOLIAN GRACE aground at Sao Francisco do Sul, Brazil, since late Mar 3 local time, understood ran aground shortly after unmooring. As of 0630 UTC Mar 4, still aground, two Svitzer tugs at her side, probably about to be refloated.
Mar 4 1400 UTC UPGRADE: Still aground, at least 4 tugs deployed in salvage.
Bulk carrier AEOLIAN GRACE, IMO 9298258, dwt 76525, built 2007, flag Cyprus, manager SWISSMARINE INC, Greece.



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