The general cargo ship Amira Eman ran aground at San Giorgio di Nogaro in Italy. The vessel was loaded with 4,500 tonnes of steel products and stuck in within the Corno river waterway after departure from Porto Nogaro en route to Alexandria. The vessel left the fairway and stuck into the sandbank, but did not suffered serious damages. The accident was reported to local authorities and at the scene was sent towing tug Cp 846, which assisted with refloating of the general cargo ship Amira Eman. There were no damages to the troubled freighter and no reported damages of the hull. The ship was inspected and released to return in service and resumed the voyage to Egypt.
The ship did not carry any damage and the crew members were not injured. There was no reported environmental impact. The ship was allowed to resume the voyage after about two hours.
The local authorities initiated investigation for the root cause of the accident.
The general cargo ship Amira Eman (IMO: ) has overall length of 100.00 m, moulded beam of 16.00 m and maximum draft of 6.40 m. The deadweight of the freighter is 5,183 DWT and the gross tonnage is 4,107 GRT. The vessel was built in 1998 by Xingang Shipbuilding Heavy Industries in Tianjin, China.