Russian icebreaker disabled in stormy Norwegian sea, issued distress signal

Russian icebreaker TOR issued distress signal at 0430 UTC Oct 22 in Norwegian sea W if Alesund, Norway, reporting engine failure in stormy conditions. The ship is en route from S-Petersburg to Sabetta, Russian Arctic, with 33 crew on bard. The problem is, it’s an icebreaker with very high metacentric height, and as such, prone to violent roll in rough seas.

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