The emergency m/v Port May was towed to the port of Korsakov, the press service of the Morspasluzhba Rosmorrechflot informs.

M/V Port May lost her course due to the breakdown of the main engine, in the Strait of Laperuz on the traverse of Cape Krilloncame from the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk as reprted by MCC to the operative on duty of the Sakhalin branch of the FSS Morspasluzhba Rosmorrechflot on November 8, 2017.

The vessel followed from the port of Nevelsk to the port of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky with a cargo of coal of 4 thousand tons. Crew of 15 people, all citizens of the Russian Federation. The shipowner appealed to the rescuers with a request to tow the emergency ship to the port of Korsakov. The rescue vessel Atlas of the Sakhalin branch of MorSpasService, which came out of the port of Korsakov, approached the emergency ship and began towing operation. The rescue tug Atlas successfully completed the towing of the Port May vessel. The emergency vessel anchored in the roadside of the port of Korsakov.