Bulk carrier SBI CARIOCA grounding, Canada

Bulk carrier SBI CARIOCA with 65000 tons of petcoke on board ran aground at around 0800 LT Oct 11 at Belledune, New Brunswick, Canada, Gulf of St. Lawrence. Vessel grounded on muddy bottom, no damages, no hull breach, no leaks reported. According to AIS, vessel was refloated in the evening, and brought to anchor near grounding site, for pending investigation. Vessel arrived to Belledune from Norfolk, USA.
Bulk carrier SBI CARIOCA, IMO 9719549, dwt 81262, built 2015, flag Marshall Islands, manager SCORPIO COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT SAM.





Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.