Disabled cargo ship towed to Thessaloniki Anchorage

General cargo ship NEPTUN suffered engine failure in the morning Mar 28 in Skiathos island area, Aegean sea, Greece, while en route from Egypt to Thessaloniki with cargo of 1,300 tons of potato. Disabled ship was taken on tow by tug, and towed to Thessaloniki anchorage, she was anchored at around 1420 UTC Mar 28, and as of morning Mar 29, remained in the same position.
General cargo ship NEPTUN, IMO 8412390, dwt 4380, built 1984, flag Panama, manager SAFETY MANAGEMENT-ISM SRL, Romania (EQUASIS).

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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.