November 28, 2011 Leave a Comment
The 135 meter long, 11135 dwt container ship Maersk Flensburg became disabled while off Nærøya, Norway in bad weather. The vessel had suffered engine problems and was forced to drop anchor. The crew reported that winds gusting up to 90 km per hour during the storm. Three tugs arrived and towed the Maersk Flensburg to Florø. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution being released. The Flensburg will continue on its voyage after repairs are made to the engine’s computer system.