Vessel Aground in St Marys River

Vessel Aground in St Marys River

Vessel Aground in St Marys River

Marie, Ontario and was transiting downbound in the St. Marys River to its next port of call in Brevort, Mich., when it ran aground.

The 19,600 dwt self-unloading bulker Calumet, departed Essar Steel in Sault Ste.

All passengers on a US cargo ship traveling to Brevort are safe after the vessel ran aground.

There were no injuries reported aboard the USA ship Calumet, run by Grand River Navigation Inc.

There were no injuries reported in the incident, and the Coast Guard said in a news release the ship is "structurally sound".

There are no signs of pollution. Marie remains on scene to monitor the safety of the vessel and any possible environmental impact.

Grand River Navigation was set to finalize a salvage plan and present it to the U.S. Coast Guard for review and approval late yesterday.

The St. Mary's River will remain closed to commercial vessels from the Soo Locks to 6 Mile Point.

The cause of the grounding is under investigation.

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