Two cargo ships pushed on embankment, one capsized, Tuzla

General cargo ship CLAVIGO dragged anchor and drifted onshore at Tuzla, Turkey, Marmara sea, at night Feb 27, in adverse weather. The ship while drifting contacted general cargo ship DEDE, anchored in the vicinity, got entangled, and both ships ended up on the embankment. DEDE sustained some serious damages and capsized, resting on embankment by partially submerged starboard side. Both crews rescued, no injures reported. DEDE AIS as of 0530 UTC Feb 28, is on.
General cargo ship CLAVIGO, IMO 9014688, dwt 3735, built 1992, flag Antigua, manager according to available registries, WESSELS REEDEREI GMBH & CO KG.
General cargo ship DEDE, IMO 7827354, dwt 1446, built 1984, flag Togo, manager TRANS SHIPPING LTD-MAI.

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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.