Erasmus Shipinvest bulker runs aground in US Gulf of Mexico

Erasmus Shipinvest bulker runs aground in US Gulf of Mexico

A panamax bulker has reportedly run aground in the US Gulf of Mexico offshore New Orleans.

The 2004-built Glory Trader, owned by Erasmus Shipinvest, grounded on Tuesday and refloating attempts are under way.

While shipping lanes around the vessel remain open, ships in the vicinity have been advised to proceed with caution.

No fuel spill or injuries were reported.

Donal Scully

With 28 years experience writing and editing for newspapers in the UK and Hong Kong, Donal is now based in California from where he covers the Americas for Splash as well as ensuring the site is loaded through the Western Hemisphere timezone.

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