The container ship Kalliopi R.C has been detained in Brest (France) due to safety lacks and has to undergo some mandatory repairs before being allowed to sail again.

Inspectors from the ship security center will inspect the vessel in the coming days again.

Container ship Kalliopi R.C detained in Brest due to safety deficiencies

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After 25 years of service, the container ship will be demolished in Asia.

On Mar 1, the vessel reported a total blackout approx 14 nm from the port of Le Havre (France) in rough seas.

The crew of 23 Indians and two Greeks, had lost control of the ship, and the maritime prefecture of the Channel and the North Sea on Mar 3 ordered the ship to be towed to the port of Le Havre.

Source: 3Normandie