Capesize bulk carrier contacted tanker, Istanbul
Bulk carrier DORIC WARRIOR allided with tanker MAMMAD AMIN RESULZADEH on Ahirkapi Anchorage, Marmara sea, Istanbul, at night Aug 13. Understood bulk carrier was under way, while tanker was at anchor. Bulk carrier is en route from Newport USA to Yuzhniy Ukraine Black sea, tanker’s intentions unclear. According to photos, damages weren’t serious, just dents and scratches. Some local sources confirm damages to be slight. Denizhaber.net reported kind of panic on board of tanker occurred, Master alerting authorities and ships in the vicinity on tanker’s probable sinking.
As of 0300 UTC Aug 14, both ships were anchored at Ahirkapi anchorage, close to each other.
IMRRA, FleetMon’s official Vessel Risk Rating Partner, risk assessed this tanker as having a ‘amber’ risk rating, with a specific risk rating of 45% (13-MAR-18), compared to the fleet average 35%. New risk assessment reports can be purchased via FleetMon.
Red: Poorest performing; Amber: Average value; Green: Good indicator.