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m.v. FU XIN HAI aground at Martín García channel

Date: 17/07/2019

Good afternoon.

Please kindly note that on July 16th, m.v. FU XIN HAI aground at km 105,5 of Martín Garcia Channel. She partially obstructs navigation channel, allowing the passage for vessels drawing 7 mts draft.
Vessel sailed out from Nueva Palmira port bound for Rotterdam and loaded with about 40.000 Mt - Iron Ore.
Presently, there are 2 tugboats in the area (t.b. GAUCHO & t.b. GAUCHO II) assisting her in the refloating maneuverings, but unsuccessful.
Her present draft is 10,36 mts.
Best estimations point out that she won't be refloated before next July 21st / 22nd (Sunday / Monday) when weather conditions would help.

Port Status Since

Bahía BlancaOpen16/03/2019 - 0300 hs
NecocheaOpen05/07/2019 - 1515 hs
RamalloOpen12/10/2017 - 0730 hs
RosarioOpen19/03/2019 - 1710 hs
San LorenzoClosed09/08/2019 - 0815 hs
San NicolásOpen12/10/2017 - 0730 hs
V.ConstituciónOpen12/10/2017 - 0730 hs
CampanaOpen20/04/2017 - 0840 hs
ZárateOpen02/06/2017 - 1040 hs
Zona ComunOpen15/07/2019 - 1240 hs
Recalada P.S.Open19/06/2019 - 0830 hs