Lay-up ship sparked pollution fears, Greece: Update ship beached

Dec. 17, 2017 at 15:02 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

Dec 18 Update: MAKEDONIA drifted ashore, see pics. Owner was ordered to remove the ship in 24 hours. MAKEDONIA was anchored since 2013, permission was granted for 30 days anchorage only. Since that time, she was at anchor, unmanned and without proper maintenance.

Dec 17:
Passenger ro-ro ship MAKEDONIA dragged anchor in Selini Kinosoura waters, Salamina Island, Gulf of Saronic, Greece, at night Dec 16 in stormy weather. Derelict and unmanned ship is either in lay-up or decommissioned, for quite a long time, judging from her looks. Fearing possible oil leak, maritime authorities fenced the ship off with booms. Understood the ship didn’t drift aground.

Passenger ro-ro ship MAKEDONIA, IMO 8822052, GT 6309, built 1989, flag Greece, manager PANTHRAKIKI NE.
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Lay-up ship sparked pollution fears, Greece: Update ship beached

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