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Isle of Man Registry Confirms Investigation Into Beaching of Cargo Ship

8th September 2021
The Isle of Man Ship Registry confirms investigation into the beaching of the cargo ship, CEG Orbit (as above). The investigation will be carried out on behalf of Latvian authorities. The Isle of Man Ship Registry confirms investigation into the beaching of the cargo ship, CEG Orbit (as above). The investigation will be carried out on behalf of Latvian authorities. Credit: Manx Radio

The Isle of Man Ship Registry has confirmed it's carrying out a preliminary investigation into the beaching of a cargo ship at Cranstal.

As Manx Radio reports, the incident took occurred in the early hours of 26 August.

The cargo ship CEG Orbit was successfully re-floated, on the second attempt, at 2am the following day.

Director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry Cameron Mitchell has told Manx Radio the investigation is being carried out on behalf of the Latvian authorities.

That's due to the ship sailing under the Latvian flag.

The CEG Orbit was removed from the beach by two tugs the Wendy Ann, of the Laxey Towing Company, and the CT Vector from Liverpool.

After being refloated the ship made her way to Douglas where she was checked for damage.

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Jehan Ashmore

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Jehan Ashmore is a marine correspondent, researcher and photographer, specialising in Irish ports, shipping and the ferry sector serving the UK and directly to mainland Europe. Jehan also occasionally writes a column, 'Maritime' Dalkey for the (Dalkey Community Council Newsletter) in addition to contributing to UK marine periodicals. 

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