Bulk Carrier in Distress of Coast of NL

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Friday, November 16, 2018

The Sir Wilfred Grenfell Coast Guard ship has departed St. John's after the Centennial Harmony, a Panamanian bulk carrier, sent out a distress call.

The ship  has lost power and is taking on water 60 miles east-southeast of the Terra Nova FPSO with 21 crew on-board.

As of the last update the crew were in the process of abandoning to life rafts, a conflicting report stated that the crew had regained control of the situation.

There is no confirmation of any injuries.

At some point tonight the Sir Wilfred Grenfell and a Hercules aircraft is expected to reach the vessel.

The Team

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