Wednesday, September 14, 2005

North Korean Flagged Cargo Ship Breaks Down In Canakkale Strait

A North Korean flagged cargo ship ''Tenecitis'' broke down as it was passing from the Canakkale Strait.
A Ship passing thru the Canakkale Strait
Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) officials told reporters that the ship was carrying 2,000 tonnes of scrap metal from Algeria to Hereke, Canakkale. ''Kurtarma-2'' tug boat was sent to the region after the guide captain informed the VTS that the ship's engine broke down. Officials said the ship, accompanied by a tug boat, would drop anchor near Gelibolu (Gallipoli) against any possible danger and would later be allowed to leave following necessary procedures.
Kurtarma 2

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