Disabled container ship towed to Valencia

Container ship VEGA ZETA suffered engine failure in the morning Apr 17 in Alboran sea, while en route from Algiers to Valencia. She drifted until morning Apr 18, understood trying to fix the problem. In the morning Apr 18 she was taken on tow by Spanish SAR tug LUZ DE MAR (IMO 9320104), she was berthed early in the morning Apr 19.
Container ship VEGA ZETA, IMO 9336347, dwt 13806, capacity 1118 TEU, built 2005, flag Liberia, manager VEGA-REEDEREI FRIEDRICH DAUBER.



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.