The 190 meter long, 19231 dwt bulk carrier Perth I became disabled on the Dardanelles, Turkey. The Perth I was en route from the Ukraine with a cargo of corn when the vessel suffered engine failure. Authorities dispatched a tug to the scene where a towline was attached to the drifting bulker. The tug proceeded to tow the Perth I to a safe anchorage off Boğazı Kanarya Burnu. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.