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COSCO Panamax bulk carrier aground again, Parana river


by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 29 May 2020 179 -

Photos and text by Fleetmon

Bulk carrier COFCO 1 with 41,900 tons of soybean resumed sailing downstream after grounding, which took place on May 25-26, but at around 0630 UTC May 27 she ran aground again, this time in San Pedro area at 269 kilometer mark, Parana river.

As of 1400 UTC May 27, the ship was still aground. Reportedly, salvage was contracted. She’s obstructing navigation, though understood, not blocking it.
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