MSC mega container ship troubled off South Africa UPDATE under tow

November 15, 2021 Maritime Safety News

Nov 12 1540 UTC UPDATE: Under tow of SAR tug SA AMANDLA, since around midday Nov 12.

Nov 11 1600 UTC UPDATE: SAR tug SA AMANDLA nearby, understood MSC TRIESTE is to be towed to Port Elizabeth South Africa, destination changed from Tema to Port Elizabeth. Present status unclear – either she’s anchored or in process of preparing for towage. Cause of trouble unknown.
Nov 10 alert: MSC TRIESTE – NUC, adrift since morning Nov 10, west of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, from Singapore to Tema Ghana, ETA Nov 16.

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