Monday, August 28, 2017
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Cargo Ship Splits in Two Off Turkey – VIDEO

A 40-year-old general cargo ship broke in two in the Black Sea off Turkey on Sunday.   All 11 crew members were rescued by Turkish authorities and are reported safe....

August 28, 2017
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Thursday, July 13, 2017
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Maritime News

Turkey Sends Ships and Submarine to Monitor Drillship Near Cyprus

ISTANBUL, July 13 (Reuters) – Turkey has sent two ships and a submarine to monitor a drilling vessel in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the military said on Thursday, in a...

July 13, 2017
Total Views: 17

Monday, July 3, 2017
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‘Greek Coast Guard Opened Fired On My Ship’ Says Turkish Captain

By Ece Toksabay (Reuters) The captain of a Turkish freighter said on Monday that the Greek coast guard had fired on his vessel after he refused an order to dock at...

July 3, 2017
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Thursday, April 27, 2017
Maritime News

Russian Spy Ship Sinks in Black Sea After Collision

STANBUL, April 27 (Reuters) – A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying livestock and all 78 personnel on...

April 27, 2017
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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Listing Cargo Ship Found Abandoned Off Istanbul

A Cambodian-flagged cargo has been found abandoned and listing at an anchorage near Istanbul, and officials are wondering what exactly happened to its crew. Turkish authorities identified the ship as...

February 2, 2017
Total Views: 20

Friday, December 2, 2016
Maritime News

Russian Cargo Ship Runs Aground Off Istanbul

STANBUL, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Heavy winds forced a Russian ship to run aground off the coast of Istanbul on Friday, Turkey’s Dogan news agency reported. It was not immediately...

December 2, 2016
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Monday, July 18, 2016
Maritime News

Med-Black Sea Tanker Rates Weaken After Failed Coup in Turkey

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 18 (Reuters) – The cost of shipping oil through the Black Sea and Mediterranean fell on Monday after a failed coup in Turkey over the...

July 18, 2016
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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Maritime News

Oil Flows Through Turkish Straits Unhindered

by Firat Kayakiran and Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) Oil is flowing unhindered through Turkey’s pipelines and waterways, one of the world’s largest energy trading corridors, after a coup attempt against President...

July 17, 2016
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Saturday, July 16, 2016
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Bosphorus Strait Reopened After Coup Attempt

By Ayla Jean Yackley (Reuters) ISTANBUL, July 16 Turkish maritime authorities have reopened Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait to transiting tankers after shutting it earlier on Saturday for several hours following what...

July 16, 2016
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Friday, April 8, 2016
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Collides With Ferry in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait

An 88-meter cargo ship collided with a Turkish passenger ferry in the Dardanelles strait this week, causing damage to both vessels. The Turkish Directorate of Coastal Safety confirms that the collision...

April 8, 2016
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Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Maritime News

Russia Found Supplying Syria Mission with Old Turkish ships

By Jonathan Saul and Maria Tsvetkova LONDON/MOSCOW, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Earlier this year, an old refrigerator ship called the Georgiy Agafonov, built to transport fruit and vegetables for the...

December 15, 2015
Total Views: 2

Sunday, December 13, 2015
Maritime News

Russian Warship Fires Warning Shots at Turkish Vessel

By Katya Golubkova MOSCOW, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Russia on Sunday warned Turkey to stop staging what it called provocations against its forces in or near Syria after one of...

December 13, 2015
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Monday, December 7, 2015

Turkey Blasts Russia After Warship Allegedly Brandishes Rocket While Passing Istanbul

ISTANBUL, Dec 6 (Reuters) – Turkey accused Russia of a “provocation” on Sunday after a serviceman on the deck of a Russian naval ship allegedly held a rocket launcher on...

December 7, 2015
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Saturday, December 5, 2015
Maritime News

Turkey, Russia Fallout Over Downed Warplane Deepens at Two Ports

By Selcan Hacaoglu (Bloomberg) — Turkey released three of four Russian ships that it detained this month at a Black Sea port for maritime safety violations, according to data on...

December 5, 2015
Total Views: 9

Friday, November 6, 2015
Maritime News

Cargo Ship Aground in Turkey’s Dardanelles Strait

Some more trouble to report Friday in Turkish waters with the Gibraltar-flagged cargo ship MV Schillig running aground while transiting the Dardanelles strait. Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety says that...

November 6, 2015
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Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Blowtorch Beach, Turkey: Where Old Offshore Oil Rigs Go to Die

  By Firat Kayakiran, Naomi Christie and Angelina Rascouet (Bloomberg) — When offshore oil rigs reach the end of their useful lives, many head for their final resting place at...

October 7, 2015
Total Views: 20

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Maritime News

Bulk Carrier Aground in Accident-Prone Bosphorus Strait

  Another incident to report today in Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait, this time involving a laden bulk carrier that grounded during a transit of Strait and may be leaking oil. According...

September 9, 2015
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

More Bosphorus Trouble: Vessels Collide Near Northern Entrance – INCIDENT PHOTOS

Another incident to report today involving ships in or near Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait. Turkish maritime authorities have confirmed that the tanker Paros Wind and the bulk carrier CS Jaden collided...

September 1, 2015
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

One Killed, Cargo Ship Sinks After Collision Near Bosphorus Strait

  A Turkish-flagged cargo ship sank following a collision with a freighter near the entrance to the Bosphorus Strait on the Black Sea side, killing one crew member. The Turkish...

July 22, 2015
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Cargo Ship Smashes Villa in Bosphorus Strait – INCIDENT PHOTOS

Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait was closed to ship traffic Tuesday after a cargo ship ran into a shoreside villa. The accident occurred at 12:58 p.m. Tuesday when the 106-meter Sierra Leone-flagged...

July 21, 2015
Total Views: 15