General cargo vessel ALI AGA capsized and sank in Bandirma Port, Turkey

May 14, 2017 at 16:12 by Mikhail Voytenko in Accidents

General cargo vessel ALI AGA suffered water ingress while loading cargo at Bandirma Port, Turkey, Marmara Sea, on May 14. Vessel capsized and sank along berth, resting on bottom starboard, partially above water. Vessel capsized opposite to berth. Not clear how did it all happen, why did water flood in. Master ordered crew to abandon listing vessel before she capsized, all are reported safe. Vessel surrounded by booms to prevent oil leak. On photos from denizhaber.com.tr capsized ALI AGA resting on bottom.

General cargo vessel ALI AGA capsized and sank in Bandirma Port, Turkey