Maritime Operations Statement On Oleander

September 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

The vessel Oleander was disabled 250 nautical miles northwest of Bermuda, however the onboard technical staff worked to resolve the situation and the Oleander arrived in Hamilton Harbour on Tuesday morning.

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Monday 18th September, 08:15am – Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre, was expecting to see on radar the inbound vessel Oleander which was scheduled to arrive at 10am.

“With no response to calls on Marine VHF from Bermuda Radio, the ships agent for the vessel was contacted by BMOC who confirmed the Oleander was currently disabled approximately 250 nautical miles northwest of Bermuda with 13 persons onboard.

“Indicating the main engine would not start, but onboard technical staff were working to resolve the situation and no assistance was required at that time.

“At 1:20pm the vessels agents confirmed the Oleander was now under engine power and enroute to Bermuda. Revising her ETA at the Pilot Station for Tuesday morning, the Oleander arrived safely at the Sea Buoy at 10am Tuesday morning and was escorted by the Marine and Ports tug Faithful safely to Hamilton Harbour.”

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