A bulker carting a cargo of soybean meal was grounded on Argentina’s Parana River causing disruption to the grains hub of Rosario.
Wah Kwong vessel Pilatus Venture ran aground, blocking traffic downriver to the Atlantic Ocean and causing delays to around 60 vessels.
The Pilatus Venture was grounded about 53 miles south of Rosario and was being assisted by a tugboat to get it dislodged.
It was en route to Australia and is contracted by Anglo-Swiss multinational commodities trader Glencore.
Argentina is the world’s leading exporter of soymeal livestock feed.