The 186 meter long, 26735 dwt bulk carrier Mandarin became disabled on the St. Lawrence River near Massena, New York. The Mandarin was proceeding upstream from Montreal bound for Toronto when it suffered engine failure. The crew was able to maintain control of the vessel, but the vessel had to berth at the Eisenhower Lock to make repairs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 143 meter long, 14595 dwt cargo vessel Flevoborg ran aground on the St. Lawrence River off Sainte Croix, Quebec, Canada. The Flevoborg was headed to Warrenpoint with a cargo of maize from Montreal, Canada when it suffered engine failure and went aground. Tugs were dispatched and was able to refloat the cargo vessel. The Flevoborg was taken under tow back to Foulon Cove for repairs and inspected for damage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 135 meter long, 15100 dwt asphalt/bitumen tanker Damia Desgagnes became disabled and went aground on the St. Lawrence River near the Iroquois Lock. The Damia Desgagnes had suffered a mechanical failure before it had run aground. The vessel sustained no damage, injuries or pollution released.
Reports state two tugs arrived and pulled the tanker free. Also, the crew were able to repair the mechanical issue and the Damia Desgagnes was proceeding on its voyage.