Traffic suspended after engine failure

22 Nov 2021 / Bosphorus, Turkey

Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus was suspended at 17:00 hours local time today (22 November) after a general cargo vessel suffered an engine failure while sailing from south to north.

VTS Istanbul sent a pilot and tugboat to assist with safety maneuvering in the strait.

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