Bulk carrier troubled in Atlantic, taken on tow in Indian ocean
Bulk carrier TINA reportedly suffered engine failure on Sep 13 in Indian ocean off South Africa, while en route from Rio Grande Brazil to Singapore. According to AIS track, she encountered engine problems since Sep 3 in the Atlantic, managed to sail to Indian ocean and from Sep 9 until Sep 13 was moving in legs at minimal speed off East London, SAR. On Sep 13 she was taken on tow by offshore supply tug PACIFIC DILIGENCE (IMO 9631395), to be towed to Durban. As of 1130 UTC Sep 14, both vessels were in vicinity 32 45S 028 59E, destination Durban, speed some 3 knots.