Containership Suffers Engine Failure

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Container ship CMA CGM OSIRIS suffered engine failure while leaving Xiamen China, in accordance with Far East-Red Sea Service 2(RES2) schedule, reports Maritime Bulletin.

Vessel suffers engine failure

Locals sources said that the giant ship with pilot on board was already underway in narrows of a main shipping channel, and being not under control, she should end up in a serious accident, blocking the channel.

Luckily, tugs base is situated near the accident site, so three tugs were able to respond almost immediately, and prevent disaster. CMA CGM OSIRIS was taken back to berth, inspection found main engine so damaged it needs ship repair yard.

More than 5,000 containers were offloaded by Feb 7, CMA CGM OSIRIS is to be towed to ship repair yard at Shanghai. Containers will be delivered to their destinations by substitute ships. CMA CGM OSIRIS was built in China, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd., in 2021.

Vessel Information

Container ship CMA CGM OSIRIS, IMO 9882504, dwt 155878, capacity 15356 TEU, built 2021, flag Malta, manager CMA CGM.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin

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