Freighter Amur-2527 ran aground entering Samsun, Turkey
Reader of Maritime Bulletin has sent an information on grounding in Samsun port, Turkey, Black sea. General cargo vessel Amur-2527 ran aground stranding off channel at 1030 UTC Aug 1 while entering the port. Master wasn’t able to explain why did the vessel stranded off course and ran aground near Northern Mole. Vessel was refloated in half an hour with the help of tugs, and docked. No leak and no serious damages reported. Vessel arrived to Samsun from Eysk loaded with wheat. Photo of grounded freighter taken by witness.