Freighter Suffers Engine Failure


Maritime Bulletin reports of an engine failure aboard a Dutch freighter.

Cargo vessel suffers engine failure

General cargo ship MARSGRACHT suffered engine failure shortly after leaving Savona port, Italy, Ligurian sea, at around 1340 UTC Apr 20.

Crew failed to fix the problem by own means after some 2 hours attempts, Master decided to return to Savona.

The ship managed to return under own power at slow speed, as of 1800 UTC she was under way approaching port, at some 3 knots speed. The vessel is en route to Algeciras.

Vessel Information

General cargo ship MARSGRACHT, IMO 9571507, dwt 11759, built 2009, flag Netherlands, manager SPLIETHOFF’S BEVRACHTINGS BV.

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Source: Maritime Bulletin