El Condor Pas
The 177 meter long, 33476 dwt bulk carrier El Condor Pas ran aground on the Bosphorus near Istanbul, Turkey. The vessel was loaded with 29000 tons of iron ore had ignored authorities warnings when it made a navigation error by making an early turn and grounding into shallow water. No reports of injuries or pollution released. A tug was dispatched and was able to refloat the vessel a few days later.