Disabled freighter with cargo of grain adrift in Aegean sea

General cargo ship PRINCESS EMAN was disabled with fouled propeller in the morning Oct 15 in Aegean sea west of southern coast of Chios island, Grecce, while en route from Mariupol Ukraine to Beirut with cargo of grain. The ship reportedly, started to drift in northern direction and as of 1730 UTC Oct 15, was still adrift, some 8 nm west of western coast of Chios, Tug said to be dispatched, no tug nearby yet.
General cargo ship PRINCESS EMAN, IMO 8129321, dwt 8490, built 1988, flag Comoros, manager CEDAR MARINE SERVICES SAL, Lebanon.



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.