UK container ship disabled in rough weather in Aegean sea

Container ship OCEAN PROMISE suffered mechanical failure in Kafireas Strait separating Andros and Evia islands, Greece, Aegean sea, in the afternoon Mar 21, while en route from Algeciras Spain to Aliaga Turkey, ETA Mar 22. The ship was reported drifting, in adverse weather conditions, with 20-24 m/s wind. At night same day crew managed to restart engine, according to AIS, but voyage was interrupted, and the ship headed for Piraeus, at a reduced speed. She was anchored on Piraeus outer anchorage at around 0500 UTC Mar 22.

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