GRIMALDI ro-ro grounding, Netherlands

Ro-ro cargo ship GRANDE AMBURGO (flag – Italy [IT]) ran aground on Western Scheldt bank at Walsoorden, while proceeding upstream en route from Dakar Senegal to Antwerp. It happened on May 26.

The vessel managed to come off about an hour later, by own means. She was taken to Hansweert on the opposite side of the river and anchored. After survey, she resumed voyage and was berthed at Antwerp.