The Alta was disabled and the crew lifted off by the USCG in Oct. 2018. She is back in the news again.
She drifted around in the Atlantic for 496 days unattended. (She may be the first unmanned ship in modern times)
She ground on the coast of Ireland 16 February, 2020 and has since deteriorated to where she is now regarded as a denger to the general public:
She have been mentioned in two threads earlier:
M/V Alta as she look in her prime, as M/V Tanager:
Painting from “Good Old Days” via NSF