Engine Failure Delays Container vessel


Container Vessel Delayed Due To Engine Failure

A container vessel (Name removed) reported a main engine pilot valve failure and will be delayed for about 6 days.

Engine Failure

The vessel was sailing from Buenaventura to Hong Kong  and it reported a main engine pilot valve failure. As a result, its sailing schedule has been postponed by six days.

The vessel’s schedule has been altered and the cargo shipment has been planned via other ships. 

Do share your experience on How to tackle or what action needs to be taken during Main engine Pneumatic control system or other pilot valve failure?

Source: Hapag-Lloyd