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Container ship disabled, towed back to Piraeus

Container ship AS ROSALIA left Piraeus Greece, on Oct 16, bound for Rijeka Croatia with ETA Oct 18, but suffered mechanical failure and was disabled later same day in Elaphonisos Channel between southern Peloponnese and Kythira island. The ship was taken on tow on Oct 17, and towed back to Piraeus, firstly to Piraeus Anchorage, on Oct 19 she was taken to port and berthed, so probably issue is serious enough to offload containers, but it’s not confirmed. As well, berthing might be required to carry out repairs, and resume voyage.

Container Ship AS ROSALIA is currently located at EMED – Piraeus Area at position 37° 57′ 12.06″ N, 23° 35′ 10.896″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2021-10-19 18:59 UTC (2 minutes ago)Marine Traffic reprted
Added :The wind in this area at that time blows from North direction at force 3 Beaufort.

The vessel is currently at port PIRAEUS, GR and her next destination is RIJEKA, HR

AS ROSALIA (IMO: 9449845) is a Container Ship that was built in 2009 (12 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Portugal.
It’s carrying capacity is 1496 TEU and her current draught is reported to be 9.2 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 180.42 meters and her width is 25.26 meters.

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