Weird stuff in Indian ocean, Aframax out of control for some 5 hours

An email was sent to all ships managed by a company, reporting abnormal phenomenon, which occurred on board of one of the ships of this company, Aframax tanker, early in the morning May 31. The ship slowly but steadily, went out of control, with magnetic compass deviating from that of gyro by some 230 deg, speed reduced to dead ahead, notwithstanding the engine being in full ahead regime. 4 ships in the vicinity are said to close on each other and tanker. Tanker is en route to Cape Town, she...

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