Rusya’dan İngiltere’ye gitmekteyken Yeniköy dönüşünde demir atan River Elbe isimli kuru yük gemisi, İstanbul Gemi Trafik Hizmetleri koordinasyonunda Kurtarma-8 römorkömüz ve kılavuz kaptanımız eşliğinde Ahırkapı demir bölgesine hareket etti. @UABakanligi @selimdursun06 pic.twitter.com/DPHpbt15Vh
— KEGM (@kiyiemniyet) April 1, 2021
The general cargo ship River Elber experienced an engine failure in the morning of April 1 while transiting Bosphorus.
The ship had left Novorossiysk Russiam heading to the UK, and had to emergency anchor in the Strait, to stop drifting.
Upon informed about the inciden, tugs responded, while the ship completed the transit under tow.
According to informatiom the ship was anchored at Ahirkapi anchorage, Istanbul, later the same day.