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The ship ran aground.

My boat ran aground on a sandbar.

The ship ran aground on a sandbar.

Multilateral trade negotiations ran aground over import quotas.

A 262ft (80m) cargo vessel runs aground off the Northumberland coast.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The 2,340-passenger Norwegian Dawn ran aground in Bermuda on Tuesday.
(USA Today - World, )

A 17,000-tonne oil rig runs aground after being blown ashore on the Western Isles.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A 17,000-tonne drilling rig runs aground after being blown ashore on the Western Isles.
(BBC News - Business, )

A freighter called the Lutzen ran aground off Cape Cod in 1939 after getting lost in fog.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Overloaded 40-foot sloop ran aground and flipped off Bahamas after being at sea nine days.
(USA Today - World, )

A sailboard ran aground near a public park in northeastern Massachusetts on Friday afternoon.
(UPI - Science News, )

Thirty people are rescued from a tall ship after it ran aground off the south coast of Ireland.
(BBC News - World News, )

Move significantly reduced risk of ship running aground, hitting the rocks and causing a spill.
(USA Today - Money, )

Volunteers form a human chain to help refloat the surviving whales that swam aground on Friday.
(BBC News - World News, )

A cargo vessel which ran aground off the Northumberland coast could be stranded for a fortnight.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The move lessened the threat of the ship running aground, hitting the rocks and causing a spill.
(Fox News - World, )

Hundreds of divers welders and engineers helped right the ship, which ran aground in January 2012.
(NBC News Travel, )

But this idea runs aground at the door of the bathroom, a subject still abjured in polite society.
(CNN - World News, )

The US Navy plans to dismantle a minesweeper that ran aground on a coral reef in Philippine waters.
(BBC News - World News, )

A cargo vessel off the southwest coast of Newfoundland ran aground at around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A Norwegian cruise ship that departed Boston ran aground Tuesday as it left Bermuda, officials said.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A drunken captain runs his ship aground and blocks access to the German port of Rostock, police say.
(BBC News - World News, )

A small cruise liner which ran aground in the waters of Oban Bay, with 112 people on board, is refloated.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

People are warned to stay away from the stricken Transocean Winner oil rig which ran aground during a storm.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Greek coastguards and locals have rescued around 80 migrants whose boat ran aground off the island of Rhodes.
(BBC News - World News, )

A large cargo ship that ran aground near Ardnamurchan Point in the west Highlands is refloated on the high tide.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

New Zealanders are racing to save the lives of a group of whales that swam aground along a remote southern beach.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

Up to 30 migrants from Haiti have drowned after a vessel ran aground and capsized near Staniel Cay in the Bahamas.
(BBC News - World News, )

More than 100 gamblers and crew spent a night at sea after a casino boat ran aground off the South Carolina coast.
(UPI - News, )

The Floreana ran aground in the Galápagos Islands (stock image shown) on Wednesday 28 January, and remains stuck.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

An iceberg that ran aground in a bay in east Antarctica has changed the surrounding sea ice cover, researchers say.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Hundreds of New Zealanders are racing to save the lives of a group of whales that swam aground along a remote beach.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

U.S. Navy ships have had four accidents in Asia this year, including three collisions and one ship that ran aground.
(CNBC, )

Four weeks after a tug ran aground and sank near Bella Bella, the salvage operation continues on the North Coast of B.C.
(Mike Laanela in CBC News - Canada, )

An investigation is to be launched following the running aground of a pleasure boat off the coast of Pembrokeshire on Saturday.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Hoegh Osaka, pictured, left port at around 20:21 but ran aground less than an hour later, within sight of the Isle of Wight.
(Daily Mail - News, )

An oil tanker that ran aground in Nunavut in 2014 did so in part because of a fatigued crew says the Transportation Safety Board.
(Sima Sahar Zerehi in CBC News - Canada, )

Thirty-seven people stranded on Australia's flagship icebreaker which ran aground in Antarctica have been rescued, authorities say.
(BBC News - World News, )

One of the people on board the migrant boat which ran aground off the Greek island of Rhodes on Monday has been speaking to the BBC.
(BBC News - World News, )

Four RAF rescue helicopters were out of service when a cargo ship ran aground off the coast of north Wales, an accident report finds.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
(NBC News, )

A cruise liner that ran aground in northern Norway a few months ago has done it again, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

Passengers stranded on a casino boat that ran aground off Georgia's coast were ferried to shore Wednesday aboard two Coast Guard cutters.
(NBC Weird News, )

Users are discovering that marijuana’s strides toward the mainstream are running aground at the office, where drug-free policies remain.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Plans for a beer-tasting cruise in New York City fizzled Saturday when the tour company's sailboat ran aground near the Statue of Liberty.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

It sounds counter-intuitive: In order to salvage the massive cruise ship that ran aground last year, crews will sink it further underwater.
(CNN - World News, )

Earlier this week, at least 30 Haitians died while trying to flee to the U.S. in a boat that ran aground in shallow waters near the Bahamas.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

A British family of four has been rescued from a remote reef in the South Pacific Ocean after their catamaran ran aground during heavy seas.
(Fox News - World, )

Ecuador announces a state of emergency in the Galapagos after a ship with hazardous materials ran aground, threatening the islands' ecosystem.
(BBC News - World News, )

Engineers in Italy succeed in setting the capsized cruise ship Costa Concordia upright, 20 months after it ran aground off the island of Giglio.
(BBC News - World News, )

Gavin ran aground in Point Pleasant Beach last week but, a tugboat and tide helped to successfully return it into the waters late Saturday night.
(Tech Times - Science, )

An oil tanker that ran aground in Nunavut waters in 2012 did so because it didn't follow its charted course, says the Transportation Safety Board.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

A salvage tug illuminated the hull of the stricken Hoegh Osaka cargo ship on Sunday the day after after it ran aground on a sand bank off England.
(NBC News, )

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship ran aground on a reef after leaving Bermuda but no one was injured and the vessel was later floated off at high tide.
(CNBC, )

Captain Francesco Schettino, whose cruise ship Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy with the loss of 32 lives, is to go on trial for manslaughter.
(BBC News - World News, )

Nearly three years after the Costa Concordia cruise ship ran aground off Italy's Giglio Island, the remains of the final victim have been recovered.
(CNN - World News, )

The Carolina Queen III ran aground off the Rockaways in the early morning of Feb. 25, with waves cresting as high as 14 feet breaking onto its deck.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The captain of a massive cargo ship has been praised after deliberately running it aground in the Solent when the vessel started listing to one side.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The Transocean Winner drilling rig broke free from tugboats in rough seas and ran aground off the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, in August.
(The New York Times - Business, )

Ecuador has declared a state of emergency on the Galápagos Islands after a freighter carrying chemicals and dangerous products ran aground last week.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

An investigation has begun into why a car transporter, which ran aground in the Solent, started listing shortly after leaving the Port of Southampton.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Francesco Schettino was commanding the giant cruise liner when it ran aground and sank off the island of Giglio in January last year, killing 32 people.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A stricken cargo ship is heading towards the French coast, maritime authorities say, but there are hopes it can be towed to safety before it runs aground.
(BBC News - World News, )

The rig ran aground on New Year’s Eve 2012 after a nightmarish journey, in an accident that the Coastguard hinted could see Shell slapped with penalties.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A freighter carrying about 13,000 gallons of fuel ran aground in the Galápagos Islands, which may be declared in a state of emergency in the coming hours.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A wildlife-watching vessel operated by the same company whose boat sank last year, killing six people, ran aground near Tofino, B.C., late Saturday evening.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )

The stricken cargo ship Hoegh Osaka, which ran aground at the weekend, remains under anchor in the Solent as salvage teams begin to pump water from its hull.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Officials in Ecuador have declared an emergency, as a cargo ship that ran aground last week in the Galapagos remains a threat to the region's fragile ecosystem.
(UPI - Science News, )

A Bahamas-registered cruise liner that ran aground in northern Norway a few months ago did it again on Saturday, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The dream of a better future may have cost up to 40 Haitians their lives after a boat carrying migrants ran aground while bound for the Turks and Caicos Island.
(The Independent - World News, )

An icebreaker carrying researchers that ran aground off the coast of Antarctica was freed by crew Saturday and was afloat again, the Australian government said.
(Fox News - World, )

A team of experts are expected to make a final attempt to salvage a cargo ship that has been adrift off the coast of France for five days before it runs aground.
(Fox News - World, )

A South Korean cruise ship ran aground off the southwestern coast Tuesday but all of the 109 people aboard the vessel have been rescued, coast guard officers said.
(Fox News - World, )

More than £100 million worth of cars including Jaguars, Minis, Land Rovers and a Rolls-Royce could be lost on a cargo ship that ran aground off the Isle of Wight.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The project came under several shortfalls, including numerous air pollution and safety violations, including an incident which one of Shell’s oil rigs ran aground.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Nicaragua is a great place to learn to surf, but there’s plenty to keep you busy if that plan runs aground—from beachcombing to climbing volcanos to noshing ceviche.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Environmentalists cited past problems with a drilling rig’s running aground in 2012. But the company said it had revamped its operation and had better contingency plans.
(The New York Times - Science, )

Thousands of passengers bound for Boston will spend the night stuck aboard a Norwegian cruise ship after it ran aground as it tried to depart Bermuda, officials have said.
(The Independent - World News, )

The vessel, which ran aground in seas near the Tuscan isle of Giglio in 2012, leading to 32 deaths, was pulled 10 miles across a port in Genoa, Italy, so it can be scrapped.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A Norwegian Cruise Line ship heading to Boston with nearly 3,500 passengers and crew has been freed about 6 hours after it ran aground while leaving Bermuda, officials said.
(The Independent - World News, )

The USS Taylor, one of two Navy ships deployed to the Black Sea to provide security assistance for the Olympic Games, ran aground and is in port in Turkey, the Navy announced.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Nine crewmen from Team Vestas Wind were rescued after abandoning their 65-foot sloop, which ran aground on a reef off Mauritius in the Indian Ocean during the Volvo Ocean Race.
(The New York Times - Sports, )

The 228-metre Amakusa Island ran aground Monday night in Prince Rupert’s outer harbour while it moved to an assigned anchorage from a berth at the Ridley Terminals coal terminal.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

The First World War hospital ship Rohilla ran aground off the coast of Whitby, North Yorkshire, 100 years ago this week, but a dramatic rescue saw 144 crew and medical staff saved.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Two vessels collided in a main shipping channel and a 751-foot cargo ship ran aground in the lower Chesapeake Bay on Tuesday in high winds gusting up to 70 mph, the Coast Guard said.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Ecuador has declared a 180-day state of emergency in the protected Galápagos Islands, while it continues to unload and work toward refloating a freighter that ran aground last week.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

The Australian Antarctic Division has commended maritime rescue crews for successfully refloating Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis, two days after it ran aground in Antarctica.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Danish entry Team Vestas Wind was running in fourth place in the Volvo Ocean race when they ran aground close to the tiny archipelago of St Brandon, 270 miles north-east of Mauritius.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In a lengthy process involving massive pulleys, cables and steel tanks, a salvage crew managed to roll the 114,000-ton Costa Concordia off the rocks where it ran aground 20 months ago.
(CNN - World News, )

Amid cheering and horn blasts, the hulk of the Costa Concordia cruse ship is making its final journey, away from the Italian island of Giglio where it ran aground two and a half years ago.
(USA Today - World, )

In photos selected Sunday by Wall Street Journal editors, a cargo ship runs aground in England, people navigate an ice maze in China, a farmer guides his bulls in a race in Pakistan, and more.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

More than two years after it ran aground off the Tuscan island of Giglio, the Costa Concordia is just a few days away from finally being towed to shore, where it will be dismantled and scrapped.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A year and a half after the luxury cruise liner Costa Concordia ran aground off Italy with the loss of 32 lives, the trial of the ship's captain is due to begin Wednesday in the city of Grosseto.
(CNN - World News, )

The Royal Iris ferry ran aground in Eastham, which caused a hole in the hull – after which the ship began to take on water, forcing Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service to evacuate those onboard.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

A new pod of 240 whales swam aground at a remote New Zealand beach on Saturday just hours after weary volunteers managed to refloat a different group of whales following an earlier mass stranding.
(USA Today - World, )

Volunteers in New Zealand have managed to refloat about 100 surviving pilot whales and are hoping they will swim back out to sea after more than 400 of the creatures swam aground at a remote beach.
(Fox News - World, )

Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis was refloated on Friday, two days after running aground in Antarctica while on a mission to resupply the Mawson Station, Australian Broadcasting Corp reported.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig Kulluk aground off a small island near Kodiak Island in 2013. The Obama administration banned offshore drilling off some portions of the Atlantic and Alaskan coasts.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Military drills on Guam in which four countries' militaries were to practice amphibious landings and moving their forces have been postponed indefinitely after a French landing craft ran aground Friday.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A passenger ferry that runs between Deep Point and Bald Head Island, North Carolina, ran aground Tuesday near Battery Island, injuring passengers and a crew member, the U.S. Coast Guard and the ferry line said.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

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