Max Warrior Suffers Engine Failure After Blackout At Yangtze River

Very Large Bulk Carrier Max Warrior suffered engine failure and a blackout in the afternoon Apr 27, while leaving Jiangyin port, Yangtze River, upstream from Shanghai.

The ship had two pilots on board and assisting tugs. Bulk carrier went out of control in heavily trafficked area with strong river current. 6 tugs responded to an emergency, taking giant ship under control.

Max Warrior was brought to anchor in front of Jiangyin. Power finally, was restored,  and resumed voyage in the afternoon Apr 28.

Bulk carrier MAX WARRIOR, IMO 9600425, dwt 205361, built 2014, flag Liberia, manager POLEMBROS BULKERS INC, Greece (EQUASIS).

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.
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