Day: October 21, 2015

MSC Channe

MSC Channe

MSC Channe
Photo: fleetmon.com

On October 17, the 299 meter long container ship MSC Channe became disabled in the East China Sea off Zhoushan Island, China. The MSC Channe was in sea trials when if suffered steering failure.  The boxship requested assistance and was taken under tow by a tug back to port in Shanghai. No reports of injuries to 82 persons on board, damage or pollution released.