NINA BRES barred traffic in Kiel Canal
General cargo vessel NINA BRES suffered engine failure at around 0700 LT Jan 31 near ferry pier at Rendsburg. Vessel started to drift towards pier, understood to be stopped by dropping anchor. Vessel barred Canal, traffic was stopped, until the tug took her on towat around 0900. Vessel was taken to Kiel, arriving there at 1100, and has been docked for inspection. NINA BRES is en route from Antwerpen to Halmstad, Sweden. At 1530 LT vessel was still docked in Kiel.