Free Towing of Hellas Liberty, a museum ship, a living history of the Greek shipping #piraeusport #hellasliberty The Management of MEDTUGS in the framework of Corporate Social Responsibility decided the total cost exemption for the of the historic museum ship Hellas Liberty, due to its historical significance and its contribution to the development of the #greekshipping. The #LibertyShips (2,720) were built during the World War II. One hundred (100) of them, were sold to Greek shipowners after the end of the World War II and were the pillar of the development of Greek commercial shipping, which managed to reach the place it is today, the top place in the world.

Sakvage Tug "APOLLON" & "VERNICOS SIFNOS" succesful decouplied M/V "AFINA I" From M/V "KIVELI". Click for full video on YouTube.

M/V AFINA I (IMO No. 9585015) with the following particulars: LOA 138.6 m / Beam 20.4 m /Approx. Draught 8.1 m / DWT 12,824 / GRT 8,887 loaded with HOT BRIQUETTED IRON IN BULK TTL 12,069.498 MT (dangerous cargo) has collided (cargo hold 4) with the M/V Kiveli, IMO No 8204731 northwest of Kythira island. Our company’s tugs VERNICOS SIFNOS (BP 66MT), KARAPIPERIS 18 (BP48MT) and APOLLON (BP 48MT) are already close to M/V AFINA I. The weather condition in the area is rough and the vessel was drifting towards the shore, further escalation has been avoided due to the timely interference of our tugs. Med tugs has already proceeded with all the necessary appointments of divers and naval architects and is in constant communication with vessel’s class. As always Med Tugs will keep you fully updated.