The ship, which was on its way from Odesa, got into a storm and split in half
The Pallada ship under the flag of Cameroon, which was on its way from Odesa, got into a storm and split in half near the shores of Turkey.
The accident happened on November 19. Due to the storm, the cargo ship split in half near the Turkish port of Eregli, reports Anadolu.
After reporting the accident, a coast guard boat and the fire department were sent to the scene.
13 crew members managed to evacuate, there are no casualties among them.
According to the governor of Zonguldak, Osman Hadjibektasoglu, part of the vessel was washed ashore. He also reported that the rescued sailors are doing well.
In the district center of Karadeniz Eregli, the streets are flooded due to the storm and rain. The storm brought down trees that created obstacles on the roads, and some damaged cars. Local authorities appealed to citizens not to go outside.
Reference: Pallada is a bulk carrier under the flag of Cameroon, built in 1968. Deadweight – 3180 tons. According to MarineTraffic, the ship left Odesa on November 3.