Cargo ship out of control, scaring Istanbul residents

General cargo ship LADY BO suffered mechanical failure at around 1330 UTC June 15, went out of control and approached western coast of Bosphorus Strait, triggering fears of possible collision with embankment and buildings. The ship was transiting Straits in northern direction, en route from Istanbul to Novorossiysk Russia. Tugs took LADY BO under control and brought her to anchor at Buyukdere Anchorage, Bosphorus. As of 0600 UTC Jun 16, she was in the same position.

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