Local news media reports that the grounding happened after members of the crew had a fight.
The chief engineer of the ship has been arrested by the National Coast Guard of Mauritius while another crew member who was seriously injured has been transferred to a local hospital.
Towing operation to free the bulk carrier started early morning on Saturday (Jun18).
The Liberian flagged vessel, built in 1998, measuring about 182 m long and 31 m wide, was carrying about 145 tons of fuel and 30 tons of diesel.
Videos released by a local news media show an oil spill near Le Bouchon from the grounded vessel and the actions taken by the local authorities to protect the environment and surrounding local communities.
A representative of the National Coast Guard confirmed that the situation is currently under control.