Boxship Bangkok Bridge anchored in Unalaska after engine failure
20 13 boxship Bangkok
Bridge suffered engine failure in Unimak
Islands, reported Unalaska Community Broadcasting kucb.org.
Vessel was heading to Long Beach sailing by Great Circle Arc (saving distance). USCG started to prepare cutter Monro for emergency towage, but boxship managed to fix the problem and resume moving. Nevertheless, vessel was ordered to call Unalaska and was anchored there for inspection and repairs. As of morning Feb 23 vessel was in the same position, USCG said they required a class survey. Maritime Bulletin http://www.news.odin.tc/