Wellboat loses power off Sound of Luing in Scotland

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Oban lifeboat and another wellboat rescued The Inter Caledonia when it lost power.

According to The Press and Journal, the wellboat had eigth people on board. It sent out a mayday call around 01.00 on Wednesday. The Inter Caledonia was found around a quarter of a mile off the coast in the Sound of Luing, south-west of Oban, and generator was used to restore the power.

The wellboat made it safely to shore in Craobh Haven, Argyll, according to a coastguard spokesman.

The Inter Caledonia entered into a five-year contract with Marine Harvest in april 2016. The wellboat which is 67,8 meter long and 17 meter wide, is owned by Norwegian company Intership.