Cypriot-flagged freighter runs aground off a Greek Aegean island

February 11, 2015 8:01 AM

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ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek authorities have rescued 11 crew members of a Cypriot-flagged freighter which ran aground off a Greek Aegean island early on Wednesday, the Greek coastguard said on Wednesday.

The "Goodfaith" cargo ship, which was sailing empty from the port of Elefsina - close to Athens - to Odessa, Ukraine, was driven ashore off the island of Andros and sent a distress signal in the early morning hours.

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