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

Share this article

Follow World Maritime News

In Depth>

Events>

<< Apr 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 1 2 3 4 5

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum 2019

GreenTech in Shipping USA Forum is an event for Maritime leaders who want to unlock successful business formula of the industry!

read more >

CWC World Gas & Power Series – Brazil & the Americas Summit

CWC World Gas & Power Series: Brazil & the Americas Summit is the perfect meeting place to make contacts…

read more >

FPSO Brazil Congress 2019

Charging ahead with 24 planned orders by 2022, Brazil has once again solidified its status as one of the world’s foremost oil and gas leaders…

read more >

Nor-Shipping 2019

Nor-Shipping’s conference and event programme is tailored to deliver the knowledge, value and networking to help you build your business.

read more >