Monday 23 January 2017

Ship refloated after accident

Published 06/09/2011 | 05:00

A SHIP which ran aground was successfully refloated yesterday with no damage to the surrounding environment or the vessel.

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The Samskip Endeavour, a container ship weighing almost 8,000 gross tonnes, grounded on a sandbank in Waterford Harbour early yesterday morning after suffering a technical fault.

The Cypriot-flagged vessel was en route from Zeebrugge in the Netherlands to Waterford Harbour when the incident occurred.

A Waterford-based tug boat waited for the tide to come in and then helped her refloat.

Irish Independent

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