MAERSK mega container ship in trouble since Mar 11, North Pacific

Aground and Not Under Command vessels Worldwide Alerts:
Mar 21: Cont MAERSK EUREKA, IMO 9501239, dwt 140973, Pacific south of Unalashka, NUC/reduced/alternating speed since Mar 11. From Yokohama to Long Beach, ETA Mar 22.
Mar 22 UPDATE: The ship reportedly, suffered fuel pump breakdown on Mar 11, and since then, can’t restore main engine stable function. As of 1440 UTC Mar 22, MAERSK EUREKA was NUC again, drifting or moving at slow speed, in northern direction. The ship, most likely, will have to be towed.
Container ship MAERSK EUREKA, IMO 9501239, dwt 140973, capacity 13092 TEU, built 2012, flag Singapore, manager MAERSK.



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