Disabled Russian Cargo Ship Arrives in Prince Rupert, Canada – Update

Monday Update: The disabled Russian cargo ship MV Simushir is now safely berthed at the port of Prince Rupert. Previous: A disabled Russian cargo ship is safely under tow by an American tug following frantic efforts by the Canadian Government this weekend to prevent the ship from going aground along a remote stretch of coastline in British Columbia. As of Sunday, the … [Read more...]

Update: Tow Line Secured to Adrift Cargo Ship Off British Columbia

Update: Late on Friday night the Canadian Coast Guard patrol vessel Gordon Reid secured a tow line to the adrift Russian cargo ship, MV Simushir, west of Haida Gwaii.  The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Sir Wilfred Laurier attempted unsuccessfully to secure a line to the vessel on Saturday. As of Saturday afternoon, the tug Barbara Foss has made up the tow "and is managing the … [Read more...]