Grounded Containership Refloated in Savannah

press release
Thursday, February 09, 2012

Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Savannah, Ga., investigates vessel grounding on Savannah River.

 

The Coast Guard is investigating the grounding of an 859-foot container ship on the Savannah River, Wednesday. Savannah Pilots reported the UASC Khor Fakkan, an 859-foot container ship, had run aground near Elba Island during inbound transit up the Savannah River at approximately 4 a.m., Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Charleston established a safety zone with a rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tybee Island, Ga., until the vessel was refloated at approximately 6:40 a.m. Three tug boats were dispatched to the scene and recovered the UASC Khor Fakkan. The motor vessel was escorted under its own power to the Garden City Terminal. There are no reports of damage or pollution.
 

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