Containership refloated after grounding in St. Lawrence River

Msc Monica

(TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec) — A containership ran aground Friday in the St. Lawrence River between Montreal and Quebec City after suffering a rudder problem, CBC News reported. The 803-foot MSC Monica was en route to Saint John, New Brunswick from Montreal when it drifted off course and grounded at about 0800 north of Trois-Rivieres. The ship has been refloated. (Editor's note: Information from showed the ship moored in Quebec City on Monday morning.)

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By Professional Mariner Staff