Greek tanker aground in Dardanelles
Greek tanker KRITI SEA ran aground at around 0530 LT July 18 in Dardanelles, drifting into shallows after mechanical failure. Vessel is ballasting from Malta to Batumi Georgia, Black sea. Tanker is aground right off Nagara Point, Master didn’t request assistance, claiming that vessel will refloat by own means. As of 1100 UTC July 18, tanker is still aground. On a photo grounded KRITI SEA.