Second engine failure within four days
The "MSC Matilde" was disabled due to a main engine failure in the St. Lawrence River off Saint-Francois-de-l'Ile-D'Orleans, Quebec, on May 13, 2019, at 6.30 p.m. The crew carried out repairs, while the vessel was drifting, and the vessel resumed its voyage from Montreal, where it had sailed at 12.30 p.m., to Liverpool, ETA May 21. The failure occurred only four days after an engine failure off Grondines.
Engine failure off Grondines
The "MSC Matilde", coming from Liverpool, suffered a main engine failure, due to fuel contaminated by water, on the St. Lawrence River, off Grondines, Quebec, in position 46 36 13.0 N, 71 58 27. 7W, on May 9, 2019, at 10.15 p.m. The vessel had to anchor for repairs. It berthed at the Termont Maisonneuve Container Terminal in Montreal on May 10 at midnight.
Engine failure off Varennes
The "MSC Matilde" suffered an engine failure off Varennes, Quebec, on March 19, 2019, at 2.10 p.m., causing a partial loss of main power in position 045 40 46.9 N, 073 27 17.6 W, in the St. Lawrence River. The vessel continued at a reduced speed to Lanoraie anchorage for repairs. At 7 p.m. it left the waters, bound to Barcelona, ETA March 31.Upload News