Bulk Carrier Navios Amaryllis Runs Aground Off Maldives

Navios Amaryllis, a Navios Maritime Partners bulk carrier has ran aground in Maldives, off the Reef of Rasfaree in Kaafu Atoll. The incident occurred owing to a probable engine failure, with no reports of vessel damage, injuries or oil spill, as yet.

Bulk Carrier Navios Amaryllis Runs Aground Off Maldives
Image Via: MDNF

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The 2008-built vessel was sailing under the flag of Panama, and has a Gross Tonnage capacity of 32,415 GT. Currently, the vessel is being refloated by the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF), alongside local authorities and the vessel-owner.

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The 58,735 DWT vessel was on it’s way to the Port of Saldanha, in South Africa, from the Tuticorin Port in India, and was boarded with nineteen crew-members, all of whom, hail from the Philippines, and are safe and sound.

Two tug-boats have been hired, to help refloating the vessel, said the MNDF. The incident reportedly took place in the afternoon of Thursday, after which, local authorities and other relevant parties were informed.

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