Wednesday, September 14, 2005
A North Korean flagged cargo ship ''Tenecitis'' broke down as it was passing from the Canakkale Strait.
A Ship passing thru the Canakkale StraitVessel 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