Cargo Ship Collides With Tanker Off Bosphorus Strait

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Accident : Collision.
Date : 31st August, 2015. Around 11.30 p.m.
Location : Eight nautical miles off Bosphorus Strait, Black Sea
Vessels Involved : Paros Wind, a product tanker and CS Jaden, bulk carrier.
Casualties : None.
Oil Spillage : Nil.

The product tanker laden with fuel oil from Tuapse collided with a bulk carrier that was carrying wheat.  The authorities reported no injuries to crew and no oil spill.  Ten tugboats were sent to tow the vessels to Kumkoy road, where they are presently anchored.  Paros Wind sustained damage to its bow while CS Jaden sustained damage to her port side.

Panama-registered Paros Wind, 17060 Dwt, is a 151-m long, 1988-built Product Tanker.  It operated by Leader Ship Management, Ukraine.

Bahamas registered CS Jaden,38,101 Dwt, is an 180-m long, 2013 built Bulk Carrier.  It is operated by Campbell Shipping Company Limited, Nassau.

The Turkish Straits – including the Bosporus, the Sea of Marmara and the Dardanelles – collectively connect the Black Sea with the Aegean and Mediterranean Seas.

Source: Vesselfinder

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