Bulk carrier SBI FLAMENCO towed to Le Havre after engine failure
Bulk carrier SBI FLAMENCO suffered engine failure caused by cylinder, in the afternoon Jan 29, some 35 nm northwest of Cherbourg. MRCC Jobourg sent salvage tug ABEILLE BOURBON to assist disabled vessel, after the crew failed to fix the problem. Vessel was taken on tow at around 0100 CET Jan 30, to be towed to Le Havre. Caravan arrived on Le Havre anchorage at around 1600 CET Jan 30. SBI FLAMENCO with cargo of coal was en route from Riga Latvia to Praia Mole, Brazil.