Product tanker King Edward disabled in Bosphorus
Product tanker King Edward suffered steering failure at 1930 LT Feb 22 halfway in Istanbul Strait while proceeding in northern direction, in Bebek area. Tanker was taken back to Marmara sea, either towed or escorted by tugs, and anchored on outer road. At 0330 UTC Feb 23 tanker was in the same position. Tanker was en route from Istanbul to Kavkaz port, Russia, Kerch Strait.