The “Aleksandr Tkachenko”, being deployed in the notorious “Syrian Express” military cargo lifeline, was troubled off northeast Rhodos island in the Aegean Sea on Nov 13, 2017.
The ship, which was en-route to Tartus from Novorossiysk with military cargo on board, was adrift from 1 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. on Nov 14. A Greek tug was spotted nearby, assisting the vessel which was carrying dozens military trucks on deck.
It arrived in Tartus on Nov 17 around 10 a.m. Video of ship in Chios Strait.
Source: Vessel Tracker.com