The 114 meter long, 3584 dwt freighter Artey became disabled in the Dardenelles near Istanbul, Turkey. The Artey had suffered engine failure after departing the Marmara Sea. A tug was dispatched to the scene and took the Artey under tow to a nearby anchorage. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Artey was en route to Rostov-on-Don from Akcansa.