Turkish maritime authorities have published some terrifying video showing a cargo ship breaking in half in a matter of minutes.
The incident took place January 17 when the Palau-flagged Arvin broke in half and sunk at a Black Sea anchorage off the Port of Bartin. The 1975-built ship was reported to be carrying 2,902 tons of urea.
Sadly, this incident did not end well. A day after the ship broke, six of the ship’s 12 crew members were still reported missing.
You can hear the captain making the MAYDAY call in the video below.
The U.S. Coast Guard Mid-Atlantic is working to raising awareness related to commercial fishing vessel safety including the importance of having and properly registering an emergency position indicating radio beacon...
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