Container ship Hansa Brandenburg may be already on tow
July 19: Container ship HANSA BRANDENBURG may be already on tow of salvage tug CORAL SEA FOS, which reportedly, arrived at the scene on July 17 or 18. In the morning July 18 HANSA BRANDENBURG was near position 19 10S 059 51E. If the vessel is still drifting, it may be explained by the assessment of the situation and possible risks, including risks threatening salvors, due to the nature of the cargoes in or near fire. Latest reports published by media citing operator of the vessel, Leonhardt & Blumberg, said smouldering vessel is adrift. All in all, situation doesn’t look like looming disaster, and there is a feeling, that the vessel will be rescued.