A tug was sent to assist the 1993 built 11,406 dwt product carrier Biskra
which was disabled some 250 miles south of Las Palmas on 10th July.
The vessel was safely towed to Las Palmas.
Repairs were commenced to the rudder
and other faults that the port master found.
The vessel did not complete repairs
and left Las Palmas on 27th July
without a rudder under a tow boundfor Algeciras.