German freighter under tow after 3-week drift in the Pacific

German freighter on Jun 20 was reported disabled in the Pacific since Jun 17, drifting. Tug was contracted, on Jun 26 freighter was taken on tow to be towed to port some 8-day sailing away.

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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.