Disabled offshore support vessel under tow to Brest, English Channel

Offshore support vessel NEPTUNE suffered propulsion failure in the morning Aug 27 west of Ushant, southwest English Channel, and started to drift, being en route from Falmouth UK to Saint-Nazaire. Crew failed to fix the problem, owner contracted Société des Abeilles SAR ship  (IMO 9308687) to tow NEPTUNE to nearest port, Brest. Towage commenced at around 1330 UTC Aug 27. As of 0500 UTC Aug 28, caravan was already in Brest waters, joined by one more tug.

Source: Fleetmon

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