October 1, 2022

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[EN IMAGES] A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

[EN IMAGES] A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

A large ship loaded with chemicals has been stranded in the St. Lawrence River since last night, blocking maritime traffic.

[EN IMAGES]    A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

Theory Lawforce / QMI Agency

The Chem Hydra, The 144-meter-long, shallow area near the locks of St. Catherine’s was stranded from 12:35 p.m.

“All team members are there [en sécurité]. There was no water in the boat, “he said in an interview Registration.

[EN IMAGES]    A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

Theory Lawforce / QMI Agency

The situation is disrupting maritime traffic, but “some boats” have been affected, Mr said. Says Borier-Quessnell.

Chemicals

Built in 2009, the ship Cem Hydra It was carrying chemicals and petroleum products to the port of Hamilton, Ont, according to shipping tracking sites.

[EN IMAGES]    A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

Theory Lawforce / QMI Agency

But Mr. Poirier-Quesnel wants to promise. “This is a C double hull, so it’s very safe,” he argues, stressing that “no pollution has been reported.”

[EN IMAGES]    A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

Theory Lawforce / QMI Agency

However, it is not known if the boat was damaged in this situation.

By the end of the day on Friday, the trawlers were on site to carry out a re-floating operation to move the ship and put it back at sea.

[EN IMAGES]    A ship stranded on the St. Lawrence River

Theory Lawforce / QMI Agency

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