The 140 meter long, 6970 dwt freighter Mir Jalal Pashayev became disabled on the Bosporus near Üsküdar, Turkey. The freighter had suffered engine failure and went adrift. The crew was able to stop the vessel before it went aground by dropping anchor. The vessel contacted the Coast Guard who dispatch a tug to the scene. The Mir Jalal Pashayev was taken under tow to Yenikapi for repairs. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Mir Jalal Pashayev had been en route to Taganrok from Istanbul.