Disabled freighter taken on tow, English Canal

General cargo ship WILSON LIMERICK was disabled since 0430 UTC Apr 7, drifting in North sea north of Norderney, East Frisian Islands. Was taken on tow at around 1530 UTC by tug WULF 9 (IMO 8714243), to be towed to Cuxhaven, ETA Apr 8.
Apr 7: WILSON LIMERICK, IMO 9617301, dwt 3,812, North sea north of Norderney, East Frisian Islands – NUC since 0430 UTC, en route from Dunkirk to Gdansk Poland.
General cargo ship WILSON LIMERICK, IMO 9617301, dwt 3812, built 2012, flag Cyprus, manager LOHMANN BEREEDERUNGEN.




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