On April 23 Afternoon, Ferry VOLCAN DE TIJARAFE broke down while en route from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.
Is is suspected that the ship had an engine failure while it was being halfway between two islands.
Crew managed to restart one engine in some two hours, ferry resumed sailing at a reduced speed, and safely reached port of destination.
Passenger ro-ro ship VOLCAN DE TIJARAFE, IMO 9398890, GT 19976, built 2008, flag Spain, operator ARMAS NAVIERA SA.
SOURCE: Maritime Bulletin