Reefer Frio Athens update, May 3
Reefer Frio Athens was taken on tow by a Chilean tug Otway (IMO 9384394) at around 1500 UTC May 2, reefer Frio Mogani resumed her voyage. At 1700 UTC May 2 caravan was in vicinity 51 55S 077 39W, proceeding in southeast direction at 6 knots speed. Probably, Frio Athens is already under way under own power, escorted by tug.
Reefer Frio Athens update
May 2, 2015
As of 0500 UTC May 2 FRIO ATHENS was under tow of another reefer of the same company, Frio Mogani, in vicinity 51 15S 081 15W, some 370 nm northwest of Punta Arenas, moving in southeast direction towards Magellan Strait at a speed of 4.5 knots.
Reefer FRIO ATHENS disabled and adrift in South Pacific
Reefer FRIO ATHENS disabled and adrift in South Pacific since around 2000 UTC Apr 28, vessel reportedly was heading for Magellan Strait or Drake Strait. At 0700 UTC May 1 was adrift in vicinity 51 15S 081 15W. Some 20 crew, all but Captain from Crimea, with Ukrainian citizenship. Chilean tugs are sought for towage, another reefer of the same company, Frio Mogani (IMO 9184548) is steaming to the scene to assist if necessary, ETA morning May 1.