MO-2020-202

Photo - The Funing being assisted by Port of Tauranga tugs, off Mauao-Mt Maunganui
The Funing being assisted by Port of Tauranga tugs, off Mauao-Mt Maunganui. Photo_Stu James via SunLive
Bulk carrier Funing, loss of power, near Tauranga Harbour, 6 July 2020
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The bulk carrier Funing was in the main channel departing Tauranga harbour when when it’s main Engine shut down. The incident occurred at about 12:30am on 6 July 2020. The vessel dropped anchors and was assisted by Port of Tauranga tug vessels. There was no oil or other pollution, and no injuries to the crew reported. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].
Location
near Tauranga Harbour (-37.616667,176.150000) [may be approximate]