The 223 meter long bulk carrier John B. Aird ran aground on St. Lawrence River near Morrisburg, Ontario. The bulk carrier had run on to Doran Shoal sustaining some hull damage on the starboard side amidships. Divers were requested and some underwater repair work was conducted. No reports of injuries or pollution released. A tug was requested to help refloat the vessel. The John B. Aird was en route to Sept Iles with a cargo of slag.