Disabled freighter Ostgard under tow to Saint-Nazaire
General cargo vessel Ostgard reported engine failure at around 11:45 June 22 13, being some 13 nautical miles off Belle Isle, Bay of Biscay. Crew tried to fix the problem by own means, but failed, and asked for assistance. Salvage tug Abeille Bourbon was contracted to tow the vessel to Saint-Nazaire, reportedly towage started at 06:40 LT June 23. Vessel loaded with timber was en route from Sweden to Rochefort, France.