Disabled bulk carrier taken on tow, North Pacific

Handymax bulk carrier was disabled in North Pacific on Jan 6, while en route from USA, drifting until Jan 11. On Jan 11 contracted salvage tug took bulk carrier on tow, she’s to be towed to port of destination.

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