Ferry contacted training ship in Bosphorus VIDEO

Ferry SEHIT SAMI AKBULUT contacted training ship PIRI REIS UNIVERSITESI in Sarayburnu area, southern Bosphorus, Istanbul, at 1235 LT Jun 28. Training ship was proceeding to berth, ferry was under way with passengers on board. It is not clear what was the main cause of contact, looks like both ships bridges control faults. Both ships sustained superficial damages in form of dents and scratches.
Ferry SEHIT SAMI AKBULUT, MMSI 271002527, GT 456, built 1985, flag Turkey.
Trainiang ship PIRI REIS UNIVERSITESI, IMO 7615672, GT 10870, built 1983, flag Turkey, owner PIRI REIS UNIVERSITESI.



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