Freighter disabled, under tow to French waters, English Channel UPDATE

Feb 7 Alert: PEAK BILBAO, IMO 9545027, dwt 3930, English Channel N of Guernsey - NUC since 0400 UTC, from Netherlands to Bilbao, ETA Feb 5.
UPDATE: Was taken on tow at around 1100 UTC by French SAR ship ABEILLE LIBERTE (IMO 9308699), under tow, moving towards Cherbourg – Le Havre waters. Reportedly all electronic systems failed, disabling steering and machinery controls, cause unknown.
UPDATE: Wave struck bridge stbd, broke windows and flooded bridge, damaging all electrical equipment and causing blackout.

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