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190-metre-long Bulk carrier suffers engine failure off coast Mauritius

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190-metre-long Bulk carrier suffers engine failure off coast Mauritius

Bulk carrier Dubai Crown suffered engine failure and went adrift on Aug 3 some 30 nm west of Mauritius, while en route from Reunion to Port Louis, Mauritius, with cargo of cement.

The Dubai Crown is a Panama-flagged 190-metre-long vessel.

According to FleetMon, a specialist vessel tracking platform, SAR Mauritius was on standby to assist if crew fails to fix engine.

It is not known yet if engine was restarted by crew, or bulk carrier was taken on, she entered Port Louis at around 1840 UTC Aug 4, as of 1855 UTC was in process of mooring with assisting tug. 

Original article at FleetMon

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