Disabled MOL Prestige Arrives in Seattle After Fire

The disabled MOL Prestige is now safely moored at the Port of Seattle more a week after an engine room fire knocked out power to the vessel and severely injured two crew members during a voyage across the Pacific Ocean. The 293-meter MOL Prestige suffered an engine room fire on January 31, 2018, two days after departing the port of Vancouver for Tokyo, Japan. Two crew … [Read more...]

Disabled Containership MOL Prestige Under Tow Off British Columbia

The disabled containership MOL Prestige is under tow back to Canada after suffering an engine room fire last week that left the ship adrift off British Columbia, Canada. According to an update on Monday from the ship's owner, an ocean tug arrived at the location of the disabled containership on February 3 and they have now commenced towing operations. The vessel is expected … [Read more...]

Containership MOL Prestige Adrift Off British Columbia After Fire; Two Crew Medevaced

A 293-meter containership is adrift off British Columbia, Canada after suffering an engine fire which knocked out power to the vessel. Canadian search and rescue officials said late Thursday they were monitoring the container ship MOL Prestige, which had suffered an engine fire and was adrift approximately 207 nautical miles southwest of Haida Gwaii at time of last the … [Read more...]