Majed & Randy Strikes Villa
The 105 meter long, 6476 dwt cargo vessel Majed & Randy became disabled and struck a villa along the shoreline of the Bosphorus Strait. The Majed & Randy had suffered a rudder malfunction and struck the second floor of the villa. No reports of injuries. Authorities dispatched a tugboat and pilot to assist the disabled Majed & Randy. Reports state traffic was halted during the incident. No reports of pollution released. The Majed & Randy was later towed to Büyükdere. The villa was built in 1860 and well known in Istanbul.