General cargo vessel Vanguard towed to Brest
General cargo vessel Vanguard suffered mechanical failure in the morning Mar 7, vessel started to drift being 17 nm off Ushant, English Canal. In the afternoon MRCC Cross had to dispatch salvage tug Abeille Bourbon to distressed vessel, which was dangerously close to Ushant. Abeille Bourbon took Vanguard on tow and towed her to Brest. Vanguard reportedly fixed the problem, and resumed voyage early in the morning Mar 8.