Bulk carrier IRVINE BAY with grain grounding at Napoli Port, Italy
Bulk carrier IRVINE BAY ran aground in the Napoli Port area while approaching berth, on arrival from Santana Brazil with a cargo of grain, at around 1200 UTC Aug 4. She was refloated with high tide at around 0230 UTC Aug 5 with tugs assistance and berthed. No damages, no leaks were reported, and the ship reportedly rested on a sandy bottom.
Bulk carrier IRVINE BAY, IMO 9682928, dwt 37920, built 2014, flag HK, manager PACIFIC BASIN SHIPPING HK LTD.