Engine trouble in the North Sea
The Containerships VIII', while en route from Teesport to Rotterdam with 13 crew members on board, suffered a problem related to a pipe in the main engine, in position 52 43 18 N, 002 11 16 E, on Feb 13, 2021, at 4.45 a.m., carrying 6799 tonnes of containers. The repair works were completed within one hour, and the vessel berthed in Rotterdam at 1.20 p.m.
Cylinder trouble and leakage
Enroute from Teesport to Bronka the 'Containerships VIII' suffered a leak in the cooling system and a damaged cylinder head in pos. 52 27 18.6 N, 002 55 46.8 E on Sep 19. The vessel dropped anchor, and the leak was fixed by the crew. The ship requested another eight hours to fix the damaged cylinder head. At 3.40 p.m. the ship rescumed its voyage with an ETA as of Sep 24 upon completion of repairs.
Container ship disabled in Kiel Canal
Enroute from Rotterdam to Helsinki the "Containerships VIII" was disabled by an engine failure during the transit of the Kiel Canal on Jan 21, 2017. The ship was stuck at Breiholz. The crew managed to restart the engine two hours after the trouble occurred after the exchange of the fuel pipe, and the vessel continued the voyage, arriving in Helsinki on Jan 23 at 7 a.m.Upload News