The state Department of Ecology and the U.S. Coast Guard are monitoring the Grand Quest cargo ship about six miles offshore of Port Angeles.
Ecology received a report from the Washington Emergency Management Division that the Grand Quest lost steering just after 12:15 a.m. today, July 3.
Ecology and the U.S. Coast Guard are monitoring the situation as a tug boat tows the cargo ship to anchor in Port Angeles.
According to Ecology officials, here is no threat to human health and safety or the environment.
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