Wednesday 21st Nov, 2018

Ship grounds in the Pacific

Photo: Jim Wilson
Photo: Jim Wilson

GENERAL cargo ship Thorco Lineage has grounded in French Polynesia while on a voyage from Maryland in the USA to Hobart.

Thorco Lineage (IMO 9673197) left the US east coast in late May and was due in Hobart on July 5.

The Philippines-flagged ship grounded earlier this week.

According to it is currently at Atoll Raroia. Media reports suggest no pollution, however this is still to be verified.


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