Tanker Recife Knutsen runs aground off Sao Sebastiao, Brazil

By Accidents

In the late afternoon on February 15, the 247-meter long, tanker Recife Knutsen ran aground on a sandbar off Sao Sebastiao, Brazil.

The 105,928-dwt tanker tried to make a move to enter the port, but a severe thunderstorm forced the vessel to wait until weather conditions improved.

Tanker Recife Knutsen run aground off Sao Sebastiao, Brazil

Image: Globo

While the vessel moved away from the docking area, it ran onto a sandbar.

There are no reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.

Several tugs were dispatched to the grounding site to assist and refloat the vessel.

In the late afternoon on February 15, the 247-meter long, tanker Recife Knutsen ran aground on a sandbar off Sao Sebastiao, Brazil.

Image: meon.com.br

Source: Globo