Photos: Ocean Crown Runs Aground near Klaipeda

Supramax bulk carrier Ocean Crown went hard aground near Lithuania’s Giruliai, Klaipeda, on December 24.

The ship was bound for Klaipeda based on its AIS data, where it was supposed to arrive on December 21.

However, due to harsh weather, it was reportedly unable to enter the port and anchored off the port to wait out for weather improvement.

Initial reports show that the ship dragged anchor and drifted ashore.

One of our readers has sent us photos from the scene showing the bulker being splashed by high waves close to the beach.

The status of the crew is yet to be determined.

The 2005-built bulker is owned by Oceanfleet Shipping from Greece and is fully laden, according to the data from VesselsValue.

The company is yet to provide World Maritime News with some more data on the grounding.

The 52,300 dwt ship flies the Cyprus flag.

World Maritime News Staff; Image Courtesy: SailingPicturesLithuania

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