The 189 meter long, 53565 dwt bulk carrier Marine Stars ran aground in the Dardanelles near Çanakkale and Kilitbahir, Turkey. The Marine Stars had dropped anchor after suffered engine failure in the narrow section of the Strait. However, the anchor dragged and the vessel drifted aground. No reports of injuries. A tug was dispatched to the scene to help refloat the Marine Stars. No reports of damage or pollution released.