German Panamax Refloated, Details Unclear

Bulk carrier DORA SCHULTE , which ran aground on Nov 20 in Limende Strait, between Bangka Belitung islands, was refloated on Dec 15 or earlier, and sailed, seemingly, to her initial port of destination, Cigading, westernmost Java, Sunda Strait. No information on damages and on salvage operation. Latest available AIS position dated afternoon Dec 15, see pic.

Previous news:
Panamax bulk carrier hard aground, Java sea Nov 28 Update
November 28, 2017 5:17 pm
Nov 28: Bulk carrier still aground, no tugs nearby, no news on salvage.
Grounding news:
Bulk carrier DORA SCHULTE ran aground on Nov 20 in Limende Strait, between Bangka Belitung islands, South China sea – Java sea, while en route from Singapore to Cigading port, Indonesia, Sunda Strait. Vessel seems to be hard aground in position 02 58S 107 11E, Indonesian authorities said there was no distress signal, no assistance required, crew remain on board. No leak reported. As of evening Nov 26, vessel was still aground.dora-schulte

DORA SCHULTE

  • Type Bulk carrier
  • Flag Liberia
  • IMO 9537630
  • MMSI 636092026
  • Callsign A8VN9
  • Year Built 2010
  • Length 229 m
  • Width 32 m
  • Draught Avg 11.0 m / …
  • Speed Avg/Max 9.9 kn / 16.5 kn

 

Source: FleetMon