Abuk Lion under tow after engine failure, Celtic Sea
General cargo vessel ABUK LION got disabled after engine failure on Dec 29 off Kinsale, Ireland, Celtic sea. Vessel loaded with bauxite was en route from Aughinish Ireland to S-Petersburg Russia. Vessel was drifting until a tug from Cork arrived, and took ABUK LION on tow. As of 1700 UTC Dec 30 ABUK LION was on tow of Celtic Isle Tug, proceeding in E direction at a speed of some 2.5 knots. The weather in area is rough, with strong wind and heavy seas.