Tanker troubled, anchored, Japan waters

Tanker anchored in waters of Honshu, Japan, in the morning Oct 27 Tokyo time after engine failure. Tanker is en route from Australia. As of 1630 Tokyo time tanker was in the same position.

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.