11.03.12 - Boxship Celina ran aground on rocks, western Norway. Photos
March 9, at around 20:30 LT, the boxship Celina ran aground on rocks at Gang island near Maloy, western Norway, en route from Olesund. Vessel got holes portside, in engine room area. Norwegian media reported engine room nearly flooded, there is leak, but Norway Rescue Service said leak is small and contained by booms. There are about 270 tons of heavy oil and 70 tons of diesel fuel on board, and cargo of 165 containers, loaded mainly with fish and fertilizers. 12 from 14 crew were evacuated, 2 stay on board for salvage operation. Manager signed salvage contract, there are two tugs near the distressed Celina. On pics from Norway Rescue Service distressed Celina. 14 crew includes Russian, Philippines and Ukranian nationalities, say Russian media.
Boxship Celina IMO 9235373, dwt 8350, capacity 650 TEU, built 2002, flag Antigua, manager Klingenberg Bereederungs- und Befrachtungs GmbH, Germany.