Floating dock with 2 ships inside broke in two, crane collapsed, ships taking on water

Floating dock at Tuzla Ship Repair Yard, Turkey, Marmara sea, on reportedly, Apr 12, broke in two, dock’s crane collapsed, but luckily, nobody was killed. Two rcane operators were injured. There were two dry docked ships in floating dock, one identified as asphalt tanker SEAPOWER, another one, dry cargo ship, can’t be identified. SEAPOWER was taken out of dock after it was flooded. Reportedly both ships started to take in water after dock flooding, but at least with SEAPOWER, situation understood to be under control. Photos denizhaber.com and istanbulhaber.com.tr
Asphalt tanker SEAPOWER, IMO 9546162, dwt 4897, built 2009, flag Malta, manager QUEENSWAY NAVIGATION CO LTD, Greece (EQUASIS).



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.