Boxship Svendborg Strait towed to Cherbourg

July 15, 2015 at 08:01 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Container ship Svendborg Strait was disabled on July 13 northwest of Cherbourg Peninsula because of fuel pump failure, and started to drift. Vessel repeatedly refused assistance while trying to fix problem by crew, after 6 hours of unsuccessful attempts CROSS sent salvage vessel Abeille Liberte (IMO 9308699), which took boxship on tow. In the evening July 14 caravan reached Cherbourg.

Boxship Svendborg Strait towed to Cherbourg

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