The 189 meter long, 54881 dwt bulk carrier Sparna ran aground on the Columbia River near Cathlamet, Washington. The Sparna, fully loaded with grain, passed through a narrow section of the river when it stuck an object and ran aground. The bulker sustained hull damage and suffered water ingress, but no reports of injuries or pollution released. Two tugs were dispatched to the scene. The Coast Guard and local authorities arrived on scene and are monitoring for any pollution. Reports state the Sparna is not blocking traffic on the river.