The "Nordfjord" was under way from Hyllestad to Sandnes With 5500tonnes With sand when it grounded in Karmsundet. The vessel was moored to Kopervik for inspections and was allowed to continued to Sandnes and sailed from Kopervik 21.30 local time today, With ETA Sandnes ca 01.00. March 11.
Grounding at Karmsundet
Enroute from Larvik to Sandnes, the "Nordfjord" ran aground on March 10, 2017, at 11:30 a.m. south of Karmsundet. The vessel got stuck just below Coop Extra at Moksheim. It was able to refloat itself with own power. It suffered a hole in the hull and water ingress in the forepeak. The ship was ordered to proceed to Kopervik pending further investigations, arriving there at 12.30 p.m. The police routinely took blood alcohol samples of the officer at the helm which was negative.Upload News