Chinese language Aframax tanker LINDA I with cargo of Russian crude interrupted her voyage and known as Algeciras, Gibraltar, on Oct 27, to get some spare elements, exterior Algeciras OPL. The ship was detained by maritime authorities after it was discovered, that tanker encountered mechanical issues whereas approaching Algeciras, went NUC and was drifting for a while, with out correct notifying authorities. Tanker was duly warned about her drift and subsequent menace to navigation, however didn’t reply. Authorities ordered tanker to be towed to Algeciras Anchorage. Later inspectors discovered on board different deficiencies, together with exceeded bunker gas sulfur restrict. Tanker was imposed 80,000 EU deposit, to be paid earlier than she’s granted go away. Tanker left Algeciras early Nov 3, she’s en route from Primorsk Russia to Turkey.
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