Engine failure reported in mega containership MAERSK ESSEX

Mega Container Ship MAERSK ESSEX suffered engine failure while continuing in the fairway with the captain on board, on her way to Vung Tau Container Port. The disabled ship drifted in the southern direction and according to track, had to anchor. The engine was fixed and the ship resumed sailing at around 0600 LT (UTC +7), she safely reached the terminal and was berthed at around 0900 UTC Feb 8.

MAERSK ESSEX arrived at Vung Tau, Vietnam from Salalah, Oman.