Freighter Fort Azov listed in storm, crew evacuated, Black sea
General cargo river-sea type vessel Fort Azov developed a heavy list portside in Black sea near Ayancik, Sinop, Turkey, on Feb 18, and requested assistance. Vessel with 3,000 tons of wood on board was en route from Varna, in stormy weather deck cargo shifted, probably with some cargo washed overboard. 12 crew was evacuated by Turkish rescuers, salvage postponed until weather improvement. On a photo troubled Fort Azov off Ayancik.