Panamax Bulker Runs Aground near Campana Port, Argentina

The navigation through the Parana River, Argentina, was briefly obstructed as a Panama-flagged bulk carrier Amadeus ran aground in the area near the Campana Port in the early morning hours of July 26, according to Maritime Agency NABSA.

At the time of the incident the 81,700 dwt vessel was heading up the river from Recalada.

There were no reports of pollution in the area or injuries to the crewmembers following the grounding.

According to AIS data provided by Marine Traffic, the bulk carrier is currently underway using engine.

World Maritime News contacted the owner of the vessel, shipping company Goulandris Bros, and the maritime agency for an update on the situation, however, they are yet to reply.

The Panamax bulk carrier, built in 2016 by Japanese Namura shipyard, features a length of 225 meters and a width of 33 meters.

World Maritime News Staff

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