GALAXY (ex ADRIATICA I) auctioned, under tow to ship repair yard
Passenger ro-ro ship GALAXY (ex ADRIATICA I) left Empedocle port, Italy, on Oct 15, on tow of offshore tug MER PROVIDER (IMO 9220823), to be towed to Greece. Vessel was stuck in Empedocle since 2013, originally bought for ferry service to Pelagie Islands, she was detained by PSC for deficiencies, and later seized according to several courts decisions, understood for debts. Vessel was auctioned and sold to Galaxy Maritime Company in late September. Vessel is to undergo overhaul and repairs.