The 173 meter long, 26052 dwt cargo vessel Hazar went adrift on the Bosphorus near Çengelköy, Turkey. The Hazar had suffered a malfunction and became disabled and drifted towards the shoreline. The crew was able to restore power and reversed engines before dropping anchor. The Hazar then proceeded to a nearby anchorage where it was met by turkish patrol boats. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released. The Hazar was en route to Livorno from Aradeniz.
The 252 meter long tanker Nissos Therassia became disabled at the entrance to the Bosphorus Strait, Turkey. The tanker was headed for Midia with a cargo of oil when it suffered engine failure. Without power the Nissos Therassia went adrift. Authorities were alerted and three tugs were dispatched to the scene. The tugs took the tanker under tow through the Bosphorus and continued into the Black Sea. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.
The 79 meter long, 1613 dwt cargo vessel Andre Michel 1 became disabled on the Bosphorus near Garipçe, Turkey. The Andre Michel 1 was headed to Sfax, Tunisia from Kherson, Ukraine when it suffered engine failure just under the Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge. The crew was unable to restart the engine and requested assistance. A tug was dispatched and took the Andre Michel 1 under tow. The vessels proceeded to an anchorage off Buyukdere. No reports of injuries, damage or pollution released.