Car carrier disabled, anchored, situation unclear, Japan sea Update
Jul 14: The ship reportedly suffered total blackout. By late Jul 13 problem was fixed, FORESIGHTER resumed moving, but away from Japan, new port of destination being Busan Korea.
Jul 13: tug FUTAMI (MMSI 431010596) at ship’s side since Jul 12, but no sign of towage.
Jul 12: As of 0600 UTC Jul 12, FORESIGHTER was in the same position, with no visible tug or other aux/SAR boat nearby.
Jul 11: Car carrier FORESIGHTER suffered engine failure in the afternoon Jul 11, anchored in position 34 02N 130 51E, some 8 nm NW of Kanmon Strait. The ship is en route from Taicang China to Moji Japan, ETA Jul 11. Probably it’s not just engine failure – the ship veered off course but reached designated anchorage, according to track, under own power at reduced speed.
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