Bulk carrier aground, Brazil

Bulk carrier NORD SANTIAGO (flag – Philippines [PH]) ran aground in Lagoon Dos Patos, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It happened on May 16. Bulk carrier remained aground, with slight portside list, until morning May 19.

The vessel was refloated with the help of two tugs on May 19. Reportedly the ship ran aground after veering off fairway.