Container ship ran onto rocky coast in Norway
Topics: CONTAINER SHIP NORWAY
The ship ran onto rocky coast while moving at high speed, so little doubt she suffered hull damages.
One tug is nearby, more said to come to assist, though obviously, survey and damage assess should be done prior to refloating attempts. Understood owner is already contacting salvage.
The ship with refloated some 3 hours later with high tide, by a tug Polar Rex, according to reports. Ship’s hull was damaged but luckily, not breached. Concordia reached Alesund, probably on tow, and was berthed at around 2100 UTC Nov 13. ■