Car Carrier Ship was grounded intentionally


A cargo ship heading to Germany from Southampton was run aground intentionally in order to save the vessel from sinking. The entire 25 person crew has been rescued and are all “safe and well.” The ship is specialized in transporting cars and it is reported that up to 1,400 vehicles were on the the ship including approximately 100 pieces of equipment. The cars were Jaguars and Land Rovers which most likely sustained damages.

 

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/550103/Crew-rescued-ship-aground-Isle-of-Wight

 

http://www.joc.com/maritime-news/international-freight-shipping/grounded-car-carrier-hoegh-osaka-drifts-free_20150107.html

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