Cargo ship disabled, towed to Crete port, Aegean sea

General cargo ship KRYSSHOLM suffered mechanical failure in Aegean sea north of Crete island, Greece, in the afternoon Oct 18, while en route from Nemrut Bay Turkey to Ceuta Spain. Tug CHRISTOS XVII towed disabled ship to Souda, northern Crete, where she was docked at around midday Oct 19. As of 0000 UTC Oct 20, KRYSSHOLM was in the same position.
General cargo ship KRYSSHOLM, IMO 9579468, dwt 4294, built 2011, flag Norway, manager Atasoy Group Istanbul.





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