Container ship disabled, towed to safety, resumed voyage after repairs

Container ship WILHELMINE suffered engine failure on Nov 30 in Balearic sea, Mediterranean, while en route from Alheciras to Marseille, off Sant Feliu, Spain. She was taken on tow by Salvamento Maritimo SAR ship PUNTA MAYOR (IMO 8305066), and towed to nearest port Palamos on Dec 2. After repairs, container ship left Palamos on Dec 5, and resumed her voyage to Marceille.
Container ship WILHELMINE, IMO 9324954, dwt 13760, capacity 1118 TEU, built 2006, flag Portugal, manager LEONHARDT & BLUMBERG SHIPMGMT.

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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.