LPG tanker Energeia lost propulsion power at petroleum terminal in Eleusis

LPG tanker EnergeiaThe LPG tanker Energeia lost propulsion power at petroleum terminal in Eleusis port, Greece. The ship maneuvered to leave the port, but propeller damaged after slight allision with the stone wall of the quay. The LPG tanker Energeia reported about the propulsion problems and requested assistance from the local authorities. At the scene was dispatched a harbor tug, which towed the tanker to safe depth outside the petroleum terminal. There was no immediate danger for collision with another vessels, piers or facilities in the terminal, but during salvage the traffic inside the port was blocked.

The vessel was anchored in the bay and waiting for repair works and special survey. The local authorities banned LPG tanker from further sailing until completing the repairs and inspection. The investigation for the root casuse of the accident is under way.

The LPG tanker Energeia (IMO: 8705943) has overall length of 89.00 m, moulded beam of 15.00 m and maximum draft of 4.50 m. The deadweight of the ship is 3,428 DWT and the gross tonnage is 2,997 GRT. The tanker was built in 1990 by Cantiere Navale de Poli in their shipyard in Venezia, Italy.