Boxship Manolis P in trouble in Bosphorus, Istanbul
Container ship Manolis P reportedly suffered mechanical failure while entering Bosphorus from Marmara sea at around 2330 LT Aug 7. Vessel either ran aground, or was close to it. Later vessel escorted by tugs moved to anchorage in Marmara sea in Bakirkoy area. At 1400 UTC Aug 8 vessel was still at anchor. Manolis P is en route from Piraeus to Novorossiysk.