Main engine trouble enroute to Felixstowe
The "Evelyn Maersk", en route from Wilhelmshaven to Felixstowe, sailing in ballast, suffered an issue with a main engine air valve in position 52 15 33.6 N, 002 01 18 E, on March 11, 2019, at 3.50 p.m. The vessel confirmed the engine could be repaired in transit and it resumed the voyage to Felixstowe, where it arrived on March 19.
Experienced a problem with the main engine, due to a broken pipe,
Experienced a problem with the main engine, due to a broken pipe, in pos 050 26 09N, 000 32 21E, 22 miles southeast of Selsey Bill, on 03 Oct 2018. Fully cellular containership Evelyn Maersk, en route from Rotterdam, Netherlands to Tanger Med, Morocco, with 25 persons on board, experienced a problem with the main engine, due to a broken pipe, in position lat 050 26 09N, long 000 32 21E, 22 miles southeast of Selsey Bill, at 0319 hrs, today. According to reports, the vessel is carrying, containers weighing 113887.34 metric tonnes and 7088.1 metric tonnes of heavy fuel oil, 248.4 metric tonnes of diesel oil and 986 metric tonnes of ultra-low fuel oil, as bunker.
Maersk ship saved 352 boat people from sinking vessel
In the evening of Aug 30, 2014, the crew of the "Evelyn Maersk" saved 352 boat people from a fishing vessel that had engine trouble and took water in, in the Mediterranean. One of the Mediterranean's RCC centers requested the Container ship to head towards a fishing boat which took in water. After a few hours of sailing the distressed vessel was located, and it turned out to have 352 boat people on board, among them 43 children. On Aug 31 at 3 a.m. all refugees, coming from Syria and the region of the Horn of Africa, were aboard the Maersk ship which was en route from Suez to Algeciras. On Sep 1 the refugees were disembarked in Trapani on Sicily's west coast. On Sep 2, after the landing of the refugees, the ship resumed the interrupted schedule.Upload News