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Panama-flagged freight, adrift off Kalymnos, towed to port

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A Panama-flagged cargo ship that run adrift between the southeastern Aegean islands of Kalymnos and Astypalea late Thursday night, was being towed to a safe haven in Kalymnos on Friday.

The ship, which has departed from Israel’s Haifa and was sailing to Turkey, reported an engine failure at midnight, state-run news agency ANA-MPA reported.

The unnamed vessel has a 14-member crew, all foreign nationals.