The anchored ship, called the Rich Harvest, is 12 miles North-east of the Fairway Buoy
PD Teesport, one of the top three UK ports, is responsible for all river maintenance and operational management of the River Tees, from the Fairway Buoy
up to the Tees Barrage, plus port operations at Tees Dock and Hartlepool.
The agency in a statement called 'Getting The NLNG to Meet Its Responsibilities' and inked by Captain Warredi Enusuoh, its Interim Director, Shipping Development said : 'Today, at about 11:30hr, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency using GlobalWest vessels Specialist platform blocked off access to the Bonny channels from the fairway buoy
at the beginning of the channel, to buoys 17 and 18.
The vessel was located off the Conwy fairway buoy
, at the start of the approach channel to Conwy, with the assistance of Bangor Coastguard team.
The Conwy-based Celtic Fisher had been returning from a night angling trip and broke down near the Fairway Buoy
, off Penmaenmawr.
Mr Sharp added: "On arrival the lifeboat crew rigged a tow line and took the disabled cruiser firstly to the fairway buoy
then up channel to Conwy where she was placed on mooring at approximately 11.
The caller gave a precise location near the Fairway buoy