23 April 2023






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On Wednesday 19th April, 2023 the 1996 built general cargo ship WILSON SKAW ran aground at Húnaflói bay, off the north coast of Iceland carrying 2,000 tons of salt and 195 tons of oil . She was on passage from Ceuta, Spain to Holmavik, Iceland.

On Friday 21st April the vessel was freed by the Icelandic Coast Guard offshore patrol vessel ICGV FREYJA

ICGV THOR at Reykjavik in 2013

Minor damage to the hull was recorded, but luckily, there was no oil pollution  The Coast Guard had placed oil spill booms  around the grounded ship.

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