Marine Link
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wheat Carrier Refloated

May 16, 2001

A tug was used on Wednesday to refloat the Panama-flag bulker Captain George Tsangaris that ran aground on Round Island near Trincomalee in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, port officials said. The port authorities had planned to load the cargo of wheat on to another vessel before trying to pull the ship free, but the officials said this had been unnecessary. The 61,349-dwt bulker had been due to berth at the Prima Jetty to discharge its cargo of 52,653 tons of wheat when it ran aground. Some water had entered the vessel but there was no report of any damage to the cargo.
Maritime Reporter Magazine Cover Oct 2017 - The Marine Design Annual

Maritime Reporter and Engineering News’ first edition was published in New York City in 1883 and became our flagship publication in 1939. It is the world’s largest audited circulation magazine serving the global maritime industry, delivering more insightful editorial and news to more industry decision makers than any other source.

Maritime Reporter E-News subscription

Maritime Reporter E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for Maritime Reporter E-News