January 22, 2012

Cargo Ship Damaged off Istanbul After Brushing Against 2 Other Vessels


A cargo ship brushed against two anchored vessels during severe weather off the coast of Istanbul on Friday and tilted to one side, taking on water for hours before authorities were forced to pull it ashore using a tug boat.

A senior maritime official said the disabled ship was not in danger of sinking, but most of its crew members were evacuated before it was towed.

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