Aground, or at least amud

Ferry Boat Mirtidiotissa stuck on sandy mud in Skopelos Harbor

Ferry Boat Mirtidiotissa stuck on sandy mud in Skopelos Harbor

From here it looks as if the F/B Mirtidiotissa is stuck on the mud just outside the harbor.
The September 2015 flood brought a lot of sediment down from the mountains and deposited it, along with cars and other junk, into the harbor. It was just a matter of time before a ship would end up stuck. Mirtidiotissa has a draft of 4.6 meters. (Free at 15:45 – but seemingly propelled by an auxiliary power system – she is really creeping along)

c'mon baby

c’mon baby

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2 thoughts on “Aground, or at least amud

  1. This happened at about 14:40 local time. The sea is calm and the wind is coming from the northeast at 3 beaufort.
    With the new moon there’s a chance for a higher than usual tide though the tide changes around here are minimal. I think they might need a tug. Or a hug.

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