Ship runs aground in St. Lawrence Seaway


MONTREAL, Aug 29 (Reuters) - A ship carrying a cargo of steel ran aground and briefly blocked traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway on Aug. 27, a seaway official said on Thursday. The Bahamas-registered Elm was aground from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (1200-2200 GMT) near the Eisenhower lock, west of Montreal, but the seaway was halted for only two hours. "It was a very minor situation. There was no traffic at that time," the spokesman said. With the help of tugs and after an underwater ...

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