Monday, 16 December 2019

Ro-ro ferry stranded on Dublin Anchorage, not clear why



Ro-ro cargo ship MISTRAL encountered unspecified mechanical problems on Dec 12 while approaching port of destination Dublin, on arrival from Liverpool, and was brought to anchor on Dublin anchorage. A group of truck drivers and some 80 unaccompanied trailers are stranded on board, said news outlet DublinLive.ie. As of 0400 UTC Dec 15, the ship was still at anchor, new ETA Dec 15 midday It is not clear, why the ship couldn’t be taken to port by port tugs.
Ro-ro cargo ship MISTRAL, IMO 9183788, GT 10471, built 1999, flag Finland, manager GODBY SHIPPING AB.



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