Bulk Carrier Runs Aground in Delaware River (Link to Video)
Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay is investigating a ship aground in the Delaware River near the Burlington Bristol Bridge, which connects Burlington, NJ and Bristol Township, PA.
The Liberian-flagged 600-foot bulk carrier, Agia Irini, was headed southbound when it reportedly lost propulsion and ran aground at approximately 2 p.m.
Philadelphia's ABC affiliate has video of the grounding.
No injuries or pollution were reported following the incident.
The crew of the 65-foot Coast Guard Cutter Cleat responded to the scene to investigate.
The ship was refloated and is en route to safe anchorage for further Coast Guard investigation.