Disabled cargo ship towed to safety Greece

General cargo ship MICHALIS suffered mechanical failure and was disabled at around 2340 UTC Sep 9 some 9 nm south of Syros island, Greece, Aegean sea, while en route from Lavrion to Limassol with cargo of stone. According to reports and track, the ship was taken on tow in the morning Sep 10, and towed to eastern coast of Syros, to safe waters. Understood she’s anchored.
General cargo ship MICHALIS, IMO 7383554, dwt 1755, built 1974, flag Greece, manager HELLENIC SEA LINES SHIPPING CO.



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.