Traffic suspended due to engine failure

28 Sep 2022 / Bosphorus, Turkey

Vessel traffic in the Bosphorus Strait was suspended in both directions at 16:40 hours local time today (28 September) after a general cargo vessel reported engine failure before the 15 July Martyrs Bridge during her northbound transit, and dropped anchor near the Uskudar side.

The M/tug Kurtarma - 9 was directed to the scene by VTS Istanbul.

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