Freighter troubled in Bosphorus

July 18, 2016 at 11:40 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel HELGA lost steering control after rudder failure at 1020 LT July 18 in Bosphorus in Uskudar area, southern part of the Strait, while proceeding in northern direction. Tug was sent to the disabled vessel, HELGA was towed back to Marmara sea and anchored on outer anchorage, Yenikapi area. At 1130 UTC July 18 vessel was in the same position. HELGA is en route from Ne Moudania Greece to Mariupol Ukraine.

Freighter troubled in Bosphorus

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