Bulk carrier grounding, Parana river

Bulk carrier OURANIA LUCK ran aground on Parana river in General Lagos area at around 0130 UTC Jul 5, while proceeding downstream from San Lorenzo with cargo of maize. Salvage was launched, the ship understood to be refloated late at night Jul 5, and anchored downstream from grounding site. As of 0500 UTC Jul 6, she remained in the same position, with tug BRUTUS at her side. It is said, that while aground, the ship blocked all the traffic in the area.
Bulk carrier OURANIA LUCK, IMO 9218428, dwt 75961, built 2000, flag Marshall Islands, manager PROSPERITY BAY SHIPPING CO LTD, Greece.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.