Cargo Ship Carrying Broken Glass Refloated at Margate

first_imgA cargo vessel was refloated after it dragged anchor and ran aground off the Kent coast, the UK, on October 8, the country’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) informed.The incident occurred near Margate Harbour between 30 and 50 meters from shore at around 3:00 a.m. local time.At 2.20 p.m. the same day, the agency reported that the 2,400 dwt Islay Trader was refloated at high water with the aid of a tug, and towed to deeper water.“The vessel will now conduct a survey to assess its suitability for onward passage to Belgium, where it will offload its cargo and then enter a dry dock in order to conduct a full inspection,” MCA said in a statement.The Barbados-flagged, 75-meter-long general cargo vessel is operated by Faversham Ships, according to data provided by VesselsValue. With six crew on board, the 1992-built vessel has been carrying a cargo of broken glass.As explained, there is no pollution or damage to fuel tanks, and the risk of pollution is assessed to be very low.last_img read more

WRBI ‘Reality Check’ today

first_imgOsgood, In. — WRBI’s Reality Check offers a chance for students to manage their ‘money’ while experiencing the ups and downs of grown-up life.Eighth graders have the opportunity to get a taste of adult life by making choices, picking careers, budgeting money, getting an education and dealing with family situations. Educators, students and volunteers say the experience provides a valuable lesson for their future.The is held at the Jac-Cen-Del High School and couldn’t be possible without the help of Civista Bank, Enhanced Telecommunications Corporation, Ison’s Family Pizza, Safe Passage, Inc., Southeastern Indiana REMC, Ripley County Chamber of Commerce, FCN Bank, Bruns-Gutzwiller General Contractors, Ripley County Health Department, The Napoleon State Bank, and McDonald’s.last_img read more