Ferry suffered oil cooling systeem trouble
The "MN Pelican", en route from Poole to Bilbao, loaded with trailers along with a crew of 22 on board, suffered a problem with the oil cooling system in position 050 10 06 N 002 58 02 W, on Aug 30, 2018. The Solent Coastguard was made aware of the incident at 10.30 p.m.. Repairs were completed by 03.15 on Aug 31, and the ship berthed in Bilbao on Sep 1 at 10.30 a.m.
Brittany Ferries extends charter of MN PELICAN
Brittany Ferries has extended the charter of the freight ro-ro MN PELICAN by a further two years.
Medevac off Penmarc'h
On Feb 23, 2016 at 0:57 a.m. the CROSS Etel was notified by the Maritime Medical Consultation Centre that a crew member of the "MN Pelican" had injured his hand. Following a conference call, the decision was made to medevac thim by helicopter to the hospital La Cavale Blanche in Brest. The ship was 63 miles southwest of the tip of Penmarc'h at that time. A Cayman helicopter took off from the naval air base Lanvéoc Poulmic with a medical team on board on Feb 24 a.m. and reached the ship at 3:00 a.m. The medical team was hoisted on board, and at 3:44, the wounded and the medical team were winched aboard the helicopter and reached the hospital La Cavale Blanche at 4:10 a.m.Upload News