Dutch freighter disabled shortly after leaving Las Palmas

General cargo ship HAPPY DOVER suffered engine failure and was disabled in about half an hour after at 1814 UTC Oct 8 she left Las Palmasa Canary islands, bound for Agadir Morocco. She was towed back to port and berthed at night same day. Problem was fixed, HAPPY DOVER left Las Palmas in the afternoon Oct 9 and resumed voyage.
General cargo ship HAPPY DOVER, IMO 9551959, dwt 18074, built 2011, flag Netherlands, manager SPLIETHOFF’S BEVRACHTINGS BV.



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.