Container ship SONDERBORG STRAIT blocked Kiel Canal
Container ship SONDERBORG STRAIT suffered engine failure at around 2130 LT Jan 9 while transiting Kiel Canal at Westerronfeld, traffic was blocked for several hours. Some time was spent on getting available tugs, until finally, vessel was taken on tow to be towed to Brunsbuettel. At 0330 UTC Jan 10 vessel was still in Kiel Canal proceeding under tow of tugs WAL (IMO 9036258) and BUGSIER 15 (IMO 9021112), in Burg area. SONDERBORG STRAIT is en route from Kiel to Rotterdam.