THORCO CROWN disabled, on tow

Feb. 8, 2017 at 04:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel THORCO CROWN suffered fire in engine room on Feb 7 while transiting Cabot Strait in western direction, en route from Argentina to Montreal. Fire was extinguished, but vessel had become disabled northwest of Port Aux Basques, southwest Newfoundland. Tug was contracted to tow vessel to port. According to unconfirmed report, as of 0400 UTC Feb 8, THORCO CROWN was already on tow, details yet unknown.

THORCO CROWN disabled, on tow