Bulk Carrier Engine Failure Halts Maritime Traffic In Turkey’s Bosphorus Strait

Bulk Carrier Engine Failure Halts Maritime Traffic In Turkey's Bosphorus Strait
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In a recent occurrence, maritime traffic stopped in Turkey’s crucial Bosphorus Strait on May 7, 2024, due to an engine failure issue involving a bulk carrier at the strait’s southern end, according to shipping agent Tribeca.

Tribeca reported that the Liberian-flagged bulk carrier Alexis sustained an engine breakdown at 5 a.m. (0200 GMT).

The vessel, destined for Egypt from Ukraine, ran aground near the Haydarpasa barrier on Istanbul’s Asian shoreline of the...


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