Panamax bulk carrier disabled in Bosphorus, Istanbul. Video.

Bulk carrier TYCOON suffered engine failure while transiting Bosphorus in northern direction in Beykoz area, Istanbul, around 2015 UTC Mar 16. She was taken under control by tug or tugs, understood anchored, and resumed transit at 2330 UTC Mar 16, escorted by tugs. She was anchored off Bosphorus in Black sea at around 0030 UTC Mar 17, and as of 0700 UTC, was still at anchor. TYCOON is en route to Odessa Ukraine.
Bulk carrier TYCOON, IMO 9215543, dwt 74717, built 2000, flag Liberia, manager DELEK TRANSPORT AGENCY INC, Greece.



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.