MOL Emissary shifts to lay-by berth for repairs

The Madrid Bridge is not the only vessel to have been causing concerns for the ONE network. It has said that the container ship MOL Emissary (IMO 9407158) has now discharged all cargo destined for Los Angeles and has shifted back to the lay-by berth to continue with its repairs, which were expected to be completed by the end of January, at which time it will leave Los Angeles and continue its voyage, without guarantee and subject to change.

The MOL Emissary arrived at Los Angeles for repairs on December 23rd 2021 after experiencing a rudder issue. The vessel berthed at Yusen Container Terminal (YTI) in Los Angeles for cargo discharging operations on around January 6th. As of January 11th it remains moored, with no new scheduled departure or voyage.

2009-built, Hong Kong-flagged, 54,940 gt MOL Emissary is owned by Seaspan Corp of Hong Kong, China. It is managed by Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) of Tokyo, Japan. ISM manager is Seaspan Ship Management Ltd of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It is entered with North of England on behalf of Seaspan Corp.