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Cargo ship runs aground in Corsica

Rhone - General cargo ship Rhodanus ran aground on southern coast of Corsica near Bonifacio, at around two on Oct 13th, while en route from Taranto Italy to Rhone France

Rhone - General cargo ship Rhodanus ran aground on southern coast of Corsica near Bonifacio, at around two on Oct 13th, while en route from Taranto Italy to Rhone France. According to local sources and maritime officials, the ship didn’t respond to traffic control radio calls, trying to alert the bridge.

The ship apparently, missed turning point and headed straight to coast, running aground while at full speed. The Rhodanus was transporting 2,650 tonnes of steel coils and seven crew members.

The ship got lodged in sand without tilting, and does not appear to have shed any oil, according to the statement

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