Cement carrier Grace Mariner towed to safety
Taiwanese cement carrier Grace Mariner was caught in heavy storm off coastline of Zhejiang and Fujian provinces, north of Taiwan Strait, and suffered mechanical failure on Sep 19. Disabled vessel asked for assistance, Chinese rescue vessel East Sea Rescue 116 was sent to the distressed freighter. Rescuers managed to take Grace Mariner on tow and towed her to Xiamen, on Sep 20 vessel was anchored in safe waters. On photos distressed Grace Mariner and towage.