Cargo ship disabled on her trip to breaking yard, towed to safety, Africa

Cargo ship was en route to a ship breaking yard either in India or Pakistan with 14 crew on board, auctioned for scrap by High Court ruling. The ship suffered engine breakdown off African coast early March. Was taken on tow and towed to nearest port. Reportedly she’s waiting for spare parts to fix engine, and resume her last trip. But maybe she’ll need towage, it’s yet unknown.

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My name is Mikhail Voytenko, I’m Russian, professional merchant marine navigator, by education and former experience. I own and run Maritime Bulletin website for more than 10 years. I've been involved in solving a number of piracy hijack cases, including the hijack of ro-ro FAINA, loaded with tanks. It was me who made public, and unravel, freighter ARCTIC SEA mystery. I've been also closely involved in a number of maritime disaster, one of them being MSC FLAMINIA major fire.