Panamax bulk carrier grounding, Gulf of Guinea

Panamax bulk carrier reportedly ran aground in Gulf of Guinea approaching port of destination, early in the morning Apr 8. Refloated, understood by own means, some 8 hours later, resumed sailing.
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