Monday, August 28, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
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...
Monday, July 3, 2017
‘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...
Thursday, April 27, 2017
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...
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Friday, December 2, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
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...
Sunday, July 17, 2016
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Friday, April 8, 2016
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...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
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...
Sunday, December 13, 2015
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...
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...
Saturday, December 5, 2015
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...
Friday, November 6, 2015
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...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
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...
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...
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...
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...
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