The Cyprus UBC Tilbury went aground at the mouth of the Magdalena River near the port town of Barranquilla, Columbia. The bulk carrier was attempting to enter the waterway when it veered off onto a sandbar. Reports state that conditions were excellent with no wind or waves. A pilot was onboard when the vessel went aground. The UBC Tilbury left Santa Marta carrying 25,026 tons of corn and sorghum bound for Barranquilla. The vessel is listed as 182.9 meters by 28.6 at 24,140 tons.