The cargo ship MKK 1, that was travelling from Ukraine to Turkey, was grounded in Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait on January 16, and traffic in the strait was suspended.
ccording to Reuters, no damage was reported, while several tugs were among vessels sent to provide assistance to the ship.
As local media informed, the bow of the ship, carrying 13,000 tonnes of peas, grounded close to the coastline on the Asian side of the Bosphorus.
The Joint Coordination Centre in Istanbul, which runs the U.N.-brokered Black Sea grain deal operations, said at the weekend the ship was travelling from Pivdennyi to the Turkish Mediterranean port of Mersin.
The cargo ship was grounded at Acarburnu at the northern end of the strait as it headed southbound.
No damage or spill was reported.