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Grounding of Algoma Discovery – Sept 24th, 2009

Bulk carrier Algoma Discovery grounded at Harriersand in the river Weser on September 24th, 2009 around 1930 hrs.
The vessel was loaded with approximately 27,000 tons of steel coils. She was on a voyage from Bremen to Ravenna, Italy.
According to local news she grounded due to a technical failure with the engine.
Algoma Discovery | Built: 1987 | IMO No.: 8505848 | Gross tonnage: 23,306 | Flag: Bahamas |  Length overall: 222.43 m | Beam: 23.08 m

On September 26th, 2009 around 1830 hrs the vessel was pulled off the ground with the help of 9 tug vessels and the tide. It has been maneuvered with tug assistance to the port of Brake where further inspections need to be done.

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