Ultra Large Container Ship disabled, anchored off Piraeus

Container ship MCS LONDON reportedly suffered engine failure while leaving Piraeus, Greece, in the afternoon Jul 30. The giant ship was taken to anchorage to fix problem and undergo inspection, as of 0400 UTC Jul 31 she was still at anchor. Next port of call is Suez.
Container ship MCS LONDON, IMO 9606302, dwt 189032, capacity 16652 TEU, built 2014, flag Panama, manager MSC.

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Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.