The 180 meter long, 35000 dwt bulk carrier Hanze Goteborg went aground off Portsmouth, Virginia. The Hanze Goteborg loaded with soybeans went aground in the Elizabeth River. The vessel was refloated the following day with the aid of several tugs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Hanze Goteborg was escorted by tugs and proceeded to a nearby berth. The cause of the grounding is under investigation.
- Coast Guard Investigating Elizabeth River Grounding (gcaptain.com)