Bulk carrier V UNO towed to safety, East China sea

Bulk carrier V UNO suffered engine failure on June 16 being anchored at Yangtze estuary outer Anchorage. Understood anchor dragged, vessel requested assistance. She waas taken on tow by SAR ship DONGHAIJIU 101 (IMO 9654816) and towed to a safer anchorage in the same area. As of June 21, vessel was still at anchor.
Bulk carrier V UNO, IMO 9698214, dwt 37888, built 2015, flag Malta, manager VISENTINI GIOVANNI TRASPORTI FLUVIOMARITTIMI S.R.L., Italy.



Erofey is a Merchant Marine Captain with more than 20 years experience in commanding oil tankers. He works as a Captain, being most of his time at sea. He contributes maritime news.