Oil filter trouble off Shoreham
The "Osiris", en route from Klaipeda to Martas with a crew of 22 on board, suffered a problem with its oil filter 22 miles south of Shoreham Harbour in position 50 28 46.2N, 000 17 37.8W,on Sep 17, 2019, at 9.40 a.m. The oil filter was changed at 10.06 a.m., and the vessel, which was carrying 1047 tonnes of scrap metal on board, continued its voyage with an ETA as of Sep 26.
Under tow to San Francisco
USCG said bulk carrier Pacific sea reported breakdown at around 0600 April 22, being disabled and adrift 24 miles west of Bodega Bay, Calif., en route to Stockton, Calif. The vessel's owner contracted with Starlight Marine Services to render assistance and two tugs were dispatched to the scene to tow the vessel. The Coast Guard Cutter Sockeye was also dispatched to the scene to oversee the operation. The vessel is not carrying any cargo, but does have nearly 200,000 gallons of fuel oil on board. The vessel was taken under tow at approximately 2300 April 24 by tugs Millenium Star and Millenium Falcon, at 0100 UTC April 26 convoy was 30 nm NW of San Francisco Bay, ETA 0600 LT April 26. The vessel will be towed to the Port of Oakland where it will undergo repairs and be inspected by the Coast Guard.Upload News