Freighter aground in river linking lakes Superior, Huron

U.S. cargo ship runs aground in Northern Michigan waterway File

The Calumet's owner, Grand River Navigation Inc., submitted a salvage plan - including offloading ballast water to refloat the vessel - to the Coast Guard on Friday afternoon.

There are seven vessels waiting to transit upbound and downbound on the river.

Once the vessel is refloated, it will be towed to a designated anchorage in Lake Nickolet for exterior and interior hull examinations.

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Army Corps of Engineers surveyors will then look at the river bottom to make sure no debris is obstructing the channel.

The coast guard placed a protective boom around the ship as a precautionary measure, Lieutenant Junior Grade Sean Murphy said.

Contracted divers conducted an initial assessment of the vessel's stern and determined that it is structurally sound.

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The U.S. Coast Guard says a Great Lakes freighter has run aground in the St. Marys River, which runs between the U.S. and Canada along Michigan's eastern Upper Peninsula.

The U.S. Coast Guard reported that the vessel left Essar Steel in Sault Ste.

All passengers on a US cargo ship traveling to Brevort are safe after the vessel ran aground.

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