Disabled freighter towed to Orkneys, North sea

General cargo ship JOMI suffered engine trouble off Wick, Scotland, North sea, on Nov 22, while en route from Riga Latvia to Reykjavik Iceland. Wick lifeboat was sent to assist, joined by tug. Disabled freighter was towed to Lyness, Orkney Islands. As of 0500 UTC Nov 23 the ship still at Lyness.
General cargo ship JOMI, IMO 9038397, dwt 4258, built 1991, flag Bahamas, manager Misje Rederi AS, Norway.



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