Freighter ANAFARTA intentionally grounded to avoid sinking, Bosphorus
At 1541 LT Oct 1 13 general cargo vessel Anafarta reported water ingress and danger of sinking in Riva area, Bosphorus entrance, Black sea. Tugs were sent, it is understood that vessel was intentionally grounded. 12 crew left the vessel. No injures and no pollution reported.
General cargo vessel Anafarta, IMO 6720066, dwt 1607, built 1967, flag Turkey, manager AREL GEMICILIK DENIZCILIK.