Maersk container ship disabled by engine failure

One of Danish container liner Maersk’s ships experienced an engine failure, as reported this week by WK Webster.

Maersk Santana, built in 2005 boxship-8450 teu and 97499 t deadweight operated by Maersk, is reported with an engine failure.

The Maersk containership experienced an engine failure on Tuesday off the northern coast of California, USA.

The incident took place off the northern coast of California on January 30, 2024, as reported by Shipping claims specialist WK Webster.

The ship Maersk Santana, under the Singapore flag, experienced an engine failure and as reported yesterday by WK Webster was under tow by tugs towards Constance Bank anchorage, Canada for inspection, and possibly, repairs.

The claims specialist warns that possible general average, salvage and recovery issues may arise as a result of this casualty.

Furthermore, it recommends its clients to contact them if they are concerned with any cargo stowed on board this vessel, so immediately steps to be taken for the protection of the client’s interests.