Disabled SCF tanker Olympiyskiy Prospect towed to Le Havre
SCF aframax tanker Olympiyskiy Prospect reported broken rudder and asked for assistance at midday Dec 8, shortly after leaving Le Havre bound for Russia, in ballast. Disabled vessel was drifting some 26 nm NW of Fecamp. SCF contracted Bourbon Group, which dispatched tug Abeille Liberte (IMO 9308699). In the evening Dec 8 Abeille Liberte left Cherbourg and headed for a distressed tanker. Tanker was taken on tow on Dec 9, towed to Le Havre and docked in ship repair yard for repairs. On photos troubled tanker on tow.