Laker blocked Saginaw river

October 27, 2021 Maritime Safety News

Bulk carrier CALUMET was pushed by strong wind off fairway in Saginaw river in Bay City area, Michigan, USA, in the evening Oct 21, while proceeding to Saginaw. Understood she ran aground or got stuck in embankment, partially blocking fairway. Tug was to assist in her refloating in the morning Oct 22. As of 1300 UTC Oct 22, ship’s status unclear. No damages reported. CALUMET is loaded with 19,000 tons of limestone.

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