Slideshow: CSCL Indian Ocean grounded on the Elbe river

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 Container ship CSCL Indian Ocean can be seen aground on the Elbe river between Stade and Wedel, Germany.

 

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 CSCL Indian Ocean grounded in the Elbe river, with grapevines pictured in the foreground.

 

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 The ship with its 19,000 containers veered off course and ran aground in the channel on 3 February due to a damaged rudder.

 

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Attempts to free the vessel, among the largest in the world, have so far been unsuccessful.

 

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The next rescue attempt is scheduled to coincide with the spring tide on 9 February.