Fast ferry OSMAN GAZI 1 damaged in allision, Turkey
Fast ferry OSMAN GAZI 1 allided with pier at Bursa Feribot Iskelesi, Mudanya, southeast coast of Marmara sea, at 0730 LT Oct 24, on arrival from Yenikapi, Istanbul, with 786 passengers and 178 vehicles on board. Vessel suffered hull rupture in starboard aft area. Allision was caused by engine failure. Ferry disembarked passengers and cargo and is understood to sail to Istanbul in ballast, to undergo repairs.