LNG tanker GDF Suez Boston in trouble in the Atlantic
LNG tanker GDF Suez Boston on Jan 24 reported to MRCC CROSS Antilles Guyane mechanical failure, vessel was adrift some 110 nm east of Caribbean Martinique Island, Atlantic ocean. According to AIS track, vessel was disabled since Jan 21, see pic. Owner contracted two tugs to stand by, planning according to CROSS Antilles Guyane, to fix the problem at sea. Last known AIS position dated 1430 UTC Jan 27, in 15 19N 059 44W, speed some 6.5 knots. Whether vessel is already sailing under own power, thoug at reduced speed, or under tow, is unknown. Vessel is loaded with LNG.