Cargo ship taken on tow, English Channel

Cargo ship suffered a breakdown, was taken on tow in the afternoon Mar 16, port of destination unknown. AIS track seems to be strange – the ship was anchored from Mar 10 to Mar 15 in North sea, possibly awaiting orders.

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