Dangerous oil tanker stand by in Istanbul's Bosporus

The ship could stop by casting the anchor and is still waiting under the Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge.

Dangerous oil tanker stand by in Istanbul's Bosporus

World Bulletin / News Desk

A wheel locked oil tanker ship caused serious danger in Istanbul's Bosporus on Monday. As the tanker started to swivel, the crew decided to cast an anchor. Turkish coast guard teams intervened the oil tanker.

The 135 meters long oil tanker YM Miranda escaped a terrible accident in Istanbul's Bosporus as the steering wheel suddenly locked and the giant ship started to swivel. The ship stopped by casting the anchor and is still waiting under the Fatih Sultan Mehmet bridge.

It is believed that the tanker may cause damage to internet cables running under the sea. 

Reportedly coast guard boats have delivered the necessary technical support to the tanker to fix the problem.

Last Mod: 28 Ekim 2013, 17:39
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