Freighter beached, broke in two, Black sea Video

General cargo ship BERRA G drifted ashore and broke in two early in the morning Jan 19 in Eregli area, Turkey, Black sea, while en route from Izmir to Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The ship couldn’t hold against stormy seas, she anchored on Eregli anchorage to shelter from storm, but anchor or anchors dragged, and she finally, was beached. 12 crew were rescued by Turkish salvors and firemen. On a photo beached and broken BERRA G.
General cargo ship BERRA G, IMO 8721349, dwt 3159, built 1985, flag Comoros, manager SIM DENIZCILIK.



Hi! My name is Stepan Kotcherga, I’m Merchant Marine Navigation Officer, now a Second Officer working on dry cargo ships. My home is in Ukraine. I’m contributing maritime news and inside info.