Panamax bulk carrier contacted yacht, Piraeus

Bulk carrier STAHLA contacted sailing yacht TATIANA RED (flag Canada, no other details found) off Piraeus, Grrece, on Jul15, understood while maneuvering in anchorage area. Bulk carrier is en route from India to Ukraine, probably she called Piraeus for bunkering or supplies. Yacht’s mast was broken,solo yachtsman on board came out unscathed. yacht is to be repaired, bulk carrier resumed voyage on Jul 16.
Bulk carrier STAHLA, IMO 9592018, dwt 76059, built 2012, flag Cyprus, manager KATSIKIS & SIGALAS LTD, Greece (EQUASIS).

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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.