MAERSK MEGA CONTAINER SHIP IN TROUBLE SINCE MARCH 11, NORTH PACIFIC

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Aground and Not Under Command vessels Worldwide Alerts:
Mar 21: Cont MAERSK EUREKA, IMO 9501239, dwt 140973, Pacific south of Unalashka, NUC/reduced/alternating speed since Mar 11. From Yokohama to Long Beach, ETA Mar 22. 
Mar 22 UPDATE: The ship reportedly, suffered fuel pump breakdown on Mar 11, and since then, can’t restore main engine stable function. As of 1440 UTC Mar 22, MAERSK EUREKA was NUC again, drifting or moving at slow speed, in northern direction. The ship, most likely, will have to be towed.

Posted in Accidents by Mikhail Voytenko on Mar 22, 2021 at 15:06.