Romanian freighter ESPERANZA collided with ferry EZINE, Dardanelles
General cargo vessel ESPERANZA collided with ferry EZINE at around 00:15 LT Apr 3 in front of Canakkale, Dardanelles. ESPERANZA was proceeding in northern direction, en route from Tripoli to Constanta. Reportedly, several vehicles carried by ferry were damaged. ESPERANZA suffered bow damages, probably breached ballast tank, and was ordered to anchor north of Eceabat. EXINE’s starboard side was damaged, bulwark and hull were teared, as can be seen on photo, more pics at http://www.haberler.com/canakkale-bogazi-nda-facianin-esiginden-donuldu-8319956-haberi/. Ferry reached Canakkale under own power.