My daily random ramblings
A container ship ran aground on the beach here early this morning.
It was travelling between Liverpool and Belfast.
Forgot that the Isle of Man was in the way?
Oh dear, someone got in trouble for that! Will the tide come in so it can float back out? Yikes!
They were hoping to refloat it at high tide this afternoon. Lots of witty comments on local social media, as you would expect!
Oh dear. Hope it wasn't bringing in toilet rolls, or there'll be another stampede in the supermarkets.
Ye gods and little fishes. I can imagine the comments this 'accident' got. A container ship? Someone must be in big trouble
Luckily it is only a small one and not one of those leviathans of the oceans.Definitely warrants a slap on the wrist.
It's enormous. It says on the news that it's now stuck until at least tomorrow and the crew can't leave because of covid restrictions. I bet they don't have a long enough ladder, either.
A scaled up version of the jet ski lover incident perhaps?
I knew it was hot and dry but where's the sea gone?
Well, there was supposed to have been a sea mist when it happened, allegedly...
As you say....Whoops! You wouldn't want one of the HUGE ships that dock at Felixstowe running aground there!
Definitely not! It would have flattened half the town!
And not a whisky barrel in sight anywhere.....
The beach would have been overrun.
"CEG ORBIT" is an odd name for a cargo ship. I wonder if the driver had passed his/her test?
It is apparently a Latvian registered vessel with a Korean crew. Perhaps they drive on the other side?
At least it’ll have some room to move - not have walls in front and behind like the poor bugger did in the Suez
I think they managed to refloat it on the early morning tide. Plenty of room to manoeuvre there on the beach.
That's one for the record books! Hope you will follow up with the next episode.
It kept us locals entertained!
Kinda amazing to do that with all their modern technology.
That's what we thought.
Sleeping on the job perhaps?
Sounds like it.
They would have been after that.
Thank goodness it braked in time, lol!
Or not! 😁
Well??? Come back and tell us what happened next!
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