Gallery: Damage from Hit off Bosphorus Revealed
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The latest series of photos published by Turkey’s General Directorate of Coastal Safety shows the extent of damage the product tanker Paros Wind and the bulk carrier CS Jaden suffered after they collided Monday night near the northern entrance to the Bosphorus Strait.
The images show extensive damage to the bow of the 1988-built, 17,060 dwt Paros Wind, which apparently rammed into the port side of the 2013-built CS Jaden, causing a significant indentation. The hull of the 38,101 dwt bulker was reportedly not breached by the hit.
As World Maritime News reported earlier, Paros Wind was carrying fuel oil from Tuapse to a location yet to be disclosed when it collided with CS Jaden, which was reportedly carrying wheat to Port Said, in the Black Sea, some eight nautical miles off the northern entrance to the Bosphorus.
No injuries to both crews and no pollution have been reported thus far. The authorities sent ten tugboats to aid the vessels and tow them to Kumkoy road where they still lay at anchor, some 2 nautical miles apart, according to the latest AIS data.
World Maritime News Staff