Bad start for new Channel Isles ship

Channel Islands shipping company Huelin Renouf's brand new vessel ran aground on her maiden voyage from Southampton to Jersey and Guernsey, the BBC reported. The £8.8m, 176teu Huelin Renouf Dispatch hit a rock off the coast of Alderney at around 19:00 BST on Friday. A lifeboat was on the scene within 15 minutes with water was coming in at the stern of the stricken 2,500-ton vessel but the crew of ... [+]

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