VIDEO: CMA CGM Ship Runs Aground In Netherlands

On January 13, a CMA CGM containership on its way to Hamburg from Antwerp ran aground. The incident happened in Dutch waters, in Kruiningen. 

The ship in question was a 5000 TEU ship named CMA CGM Barracuda which ran aground around 1 am local time. The vessel was going downstream at that time. 

Four hours later, the ship was escorted by a group of tugs downstream around 5 am local time and was later refloated after a few hours. 

The reason for grounding hasn’t been found and is being investigated. 

References: Port Technology, Container News

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