Container ship disabled, under tow, North sea

Container ship ANNA G understood to suffer mechanical failure, went NUC at around 0830 UTC Jan 7 NW of Cuxhaven, while en route from Rotterdam to Husum Germany. Drifting ship was taken on tow by tug WULF 7 (IMO 9183075) at around 1315 UTC, to be towed to Bremerhaven. As of 1520 UTC, caravan was under way proceeding at some 4 knots speed.
Container ship ANNA G, IMO 9061291, dwt 5330, capacity 508 TEU, built 1994, flag Cyprus, manager GERDES REEDEREI HAREN EMMELN, Germany.



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