Shetland Coast Guard Assists Tanker
Tuesday, November 08, 2005
The Shetland Coast Guard tug, Anglian Monarch, is currently on route to a tanker Sten Odin which has broken down 39 miles south west of Sumburgh Head.
The tug is expected on scene at about midday.
The Norwegian registered vessel, which has sixteen crew on board, is drifting north east at a rate of two knots. It has a mixed cargo of 8494 tons of gas oil and Jet A1 (aviation fuel) on board.