Freighter Erhan Araz aground, Istanbul
Turkish general cargo vessel Erhan Araz ran aground on coast in Bosphorus Strait in Beykoz area, proceeding in northern direction, at 0432 LT Sep 6 13, after rudder failure. Vessel was en route from Diliskelesi to Novorossiysk, loaded with 3397 tons of steel. Salvage under way. In the evening Sep 6 vessel was in the same position.