Feeder troubled in Brunsbuettel

Boxship CONTAINERSHIPS VI suffered engine failure while approaching Brunsbuettel Lock for northbound Kiel Canal transit shortly after midday July 15. Vessel remained for several hours in Brunsbuettel, then two tugs took her through Canal. While transiting Canal, crew managed to fix the problem, and after transit she resumed her voyage from Rotterdam to Helsinki. Information provided by Timsen, vesseltracker.com
Container ship CONTAINERSHIPS VI, IMO 9188518, dwt 13520, capacity 959 TEU, built 1999, flag Germany, manager Wegener Bereederungsges. mbH & Co. KG.

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