Cargo ship POSEIDON 34 ran aground on northern coast of Capul island, Northern Samar, S of Legazpi, Philippines, at around 0315 UTC Nov 29, while en route from Legazpi to Tagbilaran, Philippines. The ship drifted ashore in rough weather, after reportedly, steering failure. Understood she’s in ballast. 21 crew rescued by Philippines Coast Guard, Navy and local police. The crew remain located near grounding site, planning to refloat her as weather permits.
Cargo ship POSEIDON 34, IMO 8529416, dwt 5152, built 2014, flag Belize (AIS), manager PRIMARY TRIDENT MARINE, Cebu, Philippines.