SAHIN KAYA allided with museum paddler, Romania
General cargo vessel SAHIN KAYA lost control due to mechanical problem and strong wind, and allided with docked museum steam paddler REPUBLICA at Tulcea, Romania, Danube estuary, at around 1100 LT July 10. Disabled vessel managed to drop anchor and prevent more serious accident. Understood REPUBLICA didn’t suffer serious damages, no information on Turkish freighter damages. No injures reported. REPUBLICA was built in 1903 in Linz, Austria.