Russian cargo ship disabled, towed to Busan

General cargo ship GRANIT suffered engine failure at 0558 UTC Jul 17 in Japan sea, some 16 nm off Ulsan port, Korea, while en route from Busan to Vladivostok with 1436 tons of general cargo on board. The ship was taken on tow at around 1300 UTC Jul 17 by a Korean tug, towed back to Busan, and berthed at 0420 UTC Jul 18.
General cargo ship GRANIT, IMO 9342554, dwt 3417, built 2005, flag Russia, manager JSC KVINTA, Vladivostok.



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.