Disabled cargo ship drifted dangerously close to shore, Norway

Cargo ship FREIFJORD was disabled after engine failure at around 2100 UTC Jul 11 at Moldefjord near Molde, south of Kristiansund, Norway, and drifted dangerously closed to the shore. SAR boat arrived just in time and prevented disabled freighter from grounding, until arrival of tug POLAR VIKING. FREIFJORD was taken on tow and towed to berth.
Gargo ship FREIFJORD, IMO 6524125, dwt 829, built 1965, flag Norway, manager TORHUS SHIPPING (EQUASIS).



My name is Nikolay Torkin, I’m Merchant Marine Master, presently in command of feeder container ship trading in South East Asia. My family lives in Prague, Czech Republic. Mikhail provides me with daily accidents reports, I send him information with regards to accidents and container ships.