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Fuel line leak off Tynemouth
The 'A2B Energy', while en route from Teesport to Blyth with 12 crew members on board, suffered a leak in the fuel line in position 55 01 58 N, 001 17 45 W, four miles from the Tynemouth North Pier on Jan 7, 2021, at 08.40 ha.m. The vessel is carrying ten container units of empty dangerous goods tanks on board. The crew rectified its defect, and the ship was underway to its destination again at 9.10 a.m. It berthed in Blyth at 11 a.m. and left the port towards Moerdijk at 5.20 p.m. with an ETA as of Jan 8.
Not under command after broken fuel line, repaired and vessel proceeded to Rotterdam
Fully cellular containership A2B Energy (3999 gt, built 1998), en route from Tees, United Kingdom to Rotterdam, Netherlands with 13 people on board, reported as not under command, due to broken fuel line, 19 nautical miles east of Great Yarmouth, in position lat 52 40 10N, long 002 14 21E, at 0934 hrs, today. Repairs were carried out to the fuel line on board, and the vessel is arrived at Rotterdam on July 3.
Disabled container ship towed to safety
The "Corsa", while being anchored off Bakirkoy in the Marmara Sea, reported its anchor dragging on Nov 9, 2015, and requested assistance. The tug "Kurtama 7" was dispatched to the vessel which was towed to a safe anchorage. The ship was en route from Gemlik to Novorossiysk. Turkish report with photos: https://www.kiyiemniyeti.gov.tr/Default.aspx?p=R&pid=318Upload News