German cargo ship troubled in Scheldt estuary, Netherlands

Multipurpose cargo ship AFRICAN WIND lost propulsion, due to engine or mechanical failure, at around 1900 UTC Oct 30 off Vissingen, Netherlands, while under way to Antwerp. Tugs were sent to assist troubled freighter and avoid grounding or collision. In about an hour crew managed to fix the problem, AFRICAN WIND resumed sailing. She safely arrived at Antwerp and was berthed at night Oct 30. On photo from troubled AFRICAN WIND.

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