6 containers lost in stormy Aegean sea

Container ship MEDKON ISTANBUL encountered severe storm entering Aegean sea early in the morning Jan 6, after transiting Dardanelles, en route from Rodaport Marmara sea to Aliaga, Turkey. The ship lost 6 containers being N of Bozcaada island, Turkey, resumed sailing after reporting accident to maritime authorities.
Container ship MEDKON ISTANBUL, IMO 9103386, dwt 8943, capacity 652 TEU, built 1995, flag Panama, manager MEDKON LINES, Turkey.

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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.