Grounding of cargo ship STERNÖ in Göta Älv

Civil Maritime Transport
Date of occurrence: 2017-02-24

The cargo ship STERNÖ was heading south in the river Göta Älv. During the night to the 24 February 2017 the ship ran aground near the lock in Lilla Edet. Although the ship took in water, it could be moved to berth. The ship listed and sunk. No people were injured in the accident.

SHK has decided to launch an investigation of the occurrence.

Jonas Bäckstrand
Investigator in charge
Mikael Sjölund

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Stakeholder meeting held
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published