Oil leak in engine room
The 'Grand Benelux', while enroute from Antwerp to Bristol, UK, with 2.464 vehicles on board, suffered an oil leak in the engine room in position 50 24 54.0 N, 001 15 49.0 W on Feb 22, 2021. There was no pollution reported and the leak was contained to the engine room. Repairs were completed at 8.20 p.m., and the ship berthed at the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol on Feb 23 at 3.20 a.m.
Engine room fire in the Northsea
The "Grand Benelux" suffered an explosion with subsequent fire in the engine room on Aug 5, 2018, around 2 p.m. The ship had sailed from Hamburg on Aug 4 at 2 p.m. At 8.15 p.m. the situation was under control while the vessel anchored North of Zeebrugge. It continued the voyage and berthed at the Antwerp Euroterminal NV on Aug 6 at 1.20 a.m. The amount of damage had yet to be assessed, and it was unclear whether also cargo had been affected. The ship sailed again on Aug 7 at 10.25 a.m. and resumed its schedule.Upload News