Capsized Cargo Ship Under Tow to Port of Le Havre

Update: Authorities in France have granted a place a refuge for the wreck of the Britannica HAV at the port of Le Havre. The wreck is currently under tow at about 3 knots and is expected to arrive in port on Thursday afternoon.  Earlier: The overturned hull of the Britannica HAV is under tow as authorities try to limit the hazard to navigation in the English … [Read more...]

Cargo Ship Turned Over and Adrift in English Channel After Collision

Update: Cargo Ship’s Overturned Hull Under Tow in English Channel An 82-meter long cargo ship has capsized and is now turned over and adrift in the English Channel after it collided with a fishing vessel on Tuesday. France’s Maritime Prefect says it was alerted at 15:40 local time of a collision involving the Maltese-flagged freighter Britannica HAV and the fishing … [Read more...]