Disabled general cargo ship under tow, North Atlantic Mar 18 Update
Mar 18 Update: The ship suffered steering failure, according to Halifax Shipping News.ca. ATLANTIC LARCH was replaced on Mar 16 by CCGS Sir Wilfred Grenfell and CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent, tug was contracted by owner. On March 17 she reached Port Hawkesbury, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, and was brought to anchor. Photo by CCGS.
Mar 13 Update:
General cargo ship NORDIKA DESGAGNES was taken on tow by tug ATLANTIC LARCH (IMO 9193745) in the afternoon Mar 12, to be towed back to Canada, port unknown.
Mar 11: NORDIKA DESGAGNES, IMO 9508316, dwt 16,967, North Atlantic east of Halifax – NUC since Mar 10, en route from Canada to Spain, ETA Mar 14.
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