Containership MSC KIM Disabled after facing Engine Failure

  MSC Kim Wikimedia

Panama-flagged containership MSC KIM (IMO: 9351581) was disabled after a reported engine failure in the early hours of Mar 6.

The 4,254 TEU vessel was en route from Halifax to Montreal with an ETA of Mar 8 and was in the Gulf of St. Lawrence when this incident occurred. As of the morning of Mar 10, 11:54 UTC, the vessel was still adrift some 30 nm west of western Newfoundland, with no signs of tug boats yet.

  MSC Kim St Lawrence

AIS snapshot of the current position of MSC KIM