Bulk carrier grounded in Greek waters
Bulk carrier ELENA TOPIC ran aground in Thermaic Gulf, Aegean sea, in the evening Sep 15, shortly after leaving Thessaloniki port, Greece. Bulk carrier loaded with cement, bound for Ivory Coast, was refloated some 2 hours after grounding, with the help of 5 tugs. She was taken back to Thessaloniki and berthed, reportedly detained for a thorough check and investigation. No leak reported.