ORAKAI loaded with ethanol towed to Cartagena, Spain
Product tanker ORAKAI suffered engine failure in the morning Sep 13 some 15 nm south of Cartagena, Spain, Alboran sea, while en route from UK to FOS, France. Tanker loaded with 4732 tons of ethanol asked for assistance, Spanish salvage tug Clara Campoamor (IMO 9338022) was sent to assist, towage took some 24 hours because of stormy weather. Tanker arrived to Cartagena on tow and was docked early in the morning Sep 14. Photo of ORAKAI under tow by Salvamento Maritimo Spain.