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Ukrainian freighter disabled, on tow, Aegean sea
General cargo ship suffered engine failure in Aegean sea while en route from Black sea to Turkish port in Mediterranean.The ship was taken on tow to be towed to Piraeus.

SAR ship grounding, Spain
Spanish SAR ship reportedly ran aground in northwest Spain, due to, allegedly, Master’s negligence. The ship was refloated with high tide and docked near grounding site. Reportedly, the ship suffered hull breach of 2.6×1.4 meters, in fuel tanks area, but no leak occurred.

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.