Yesterday evening a malfunction occurred in the vessels steering gear on the vessel´s route to Reykjavik at the location about 70 nautical miles south east of the Icelandic coast. Weather conditions were favourable and no danger to crew, cargo or the vessel under the circumstances. A decision was made to sign a contract with the Icelandic Coast Guard to assist M/V LAGARFOSS to her destination Reykjavik under her own power. The Coast Guard vessel ÞOR is expected to meet M/V LAGARFOSS early morning 22nd July to assist. M/V LAGARFOSS eta Reykjavik is early morning on Thursday 23rd July.