On July 3, 2017, around 6 p.m. the "Shuya" ran aground with a cargo of 4.000 tons salt bound from Gibraltar to Fredericia in the Elbe esturary close to Scharhörn Reef. The accident happened short time after the pilot was taken aboard. All attempts to refloat the vessel failed to date. The ship has 40 tons bunker fuel in its tanks. In the morning of July 4 the ship accident command in Cuxhaven took over the coordination of the salvage work. On scene were the emergency tug "Nordic" and the lifeboat "Hermann Rudolf Meyer".
(Specialized Cargo Ship > Heavy Load Carrier)
On June 30, 2017, at 6.10 a.m. the "Aura" allided with the fairway buoy L2 SE of Ruegen island. The unloaded ship had sailed from Gdynia on June 29 to load a cargo of crane parts in the industrial port of Lubmin. Strong winds and currents diverted the vessel from its course, and it hit the buoy with the port side stern. The buoy was sunk. In the midday hours the police Wolgast investigated the accident, and the master had to pay a safety fine of 228,50 Euro. The ship left Lubmin on July 1 at 10.15 a.m. bound to Rostock, where it arrived at 8.30 p.m. and was meanwhile underway to Antwerp, ETA July 4, 10 p.m.