Odigitria Grounded in Delaware River

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 28, 2015

The MV Odigitria aground on the Delaware River, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

The MV Odigitria aground on the Delaware River, Saturday, Dec. 26, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard Photo

 The Marshall Islands-flagged bulk carrier Odigitria grounded in Delaware river off Grows Terminal in Morrisiville, Pennsylvania. 

 
The ship was loaded with scrap, when due to human mistake of the duty officer grounded in a mud shallow. 
 
Crews were able to free the 622-foot vessel around 1pm, the U.S. Coast Guard saidofficials said, after nearly nine hours.
 
The cargo ship was inspected by US Coast Guard, which estimated that the ship had no damages and can resume the voyage to Fairless Hills, USA.
 
Lt. j.g. Jonas Miller, command duty officer at Sector Delaware Bay, said in a statement that no one was injured and the event caused no pollution.
 
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