Hanjin Shipping fails in the attempt to refloat his ship
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The Hanjin Aqua is a container ship of 62,448 dwt and 249 meters long that joined the fleet of Hanjin Shipping in 2012. The vessel ran aground when navigating through shallow and rocky waters while carrying 2,303 TEUs of cargo, including Dangerous Goods.
The ship is not in danger of sinking and energy systems work, so the load requiring a controlled temperature is not at risk.
Hanjin has tried to refloat his ship with another of his vessels, but it has not been possible to remove the vessel from which it is stuck. Hanjin Shipping entrust Aqua recovery vessel to a specialized salvage company.
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