BOURBON offshore tug distressed in Atlantic

Offshore AHT tug BOURBON RHODE issued distress signal in Atlantic, in Cape Verde. It happend in the morning September 26.

The vessel was caught in cyclone, suffering massive water ingress in ship’s compartments, 14 crew readying for evacuation.

MRCC Antilles-Guyana directed the only ship in the area around distressed tug, bulk carrier SSI EXCELLENT (IMO 9693757), to assist.